Choose Your Career Path - Postcard

Choose Your Career Path - Postcard

Choose Your Career Path – Postcard

Nurse Practitioner Career Path

Application to become endorsed as a nurse practitioner is made to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA). As a skilled and experienced nursing role functioning in both collaborative and autonomous practice, a number of key requirements are necessary. To consider this as your next career option and to be ready for this step, the following is required:

  1. Current registration as a Division 1 Registered Nurse in Australia without conditions/restrictions relating to unsatisfactory professional practice
  2. Equivalent full time experience of at least three years (5,000 hours) at an advanced clinical nursing level of practice
  3. Completion of an NMBA approved Masters course In addition, endorsement as a nurse practitioner will be in the area of clinical speciality that you will practice as a nurse practitioner.

The scope of practice of the nurse practitioner enables nurse practitioners to manage episodes of care, including focused care, as a primary provider.

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