School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine

Be there to support people at their most vulnerable. At the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine, you’ll learn from leading health care professionals how to provide critical care and emotional support, to patients of all ages, with health issues that span the spectrum of illness and injury.

A course in practicality

ACU School Of Nursing Midwifery Paramedicine

Practical classes including simulations and observation visits commence early in our programs so students know what it’s like in their chosen career.  Placements are drawn from our far-reaching network of healthcare partners.

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When you pursue a career in nursing, midwifery and paramedicine, you'll treat, comfort and help those at their most vulnerable, supporting individuals and their carers, and building healthier communities. Choose from our wide range of undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees.

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Facilities and services 

Put your theoretical learning to good practice in our fully functional simulation wards and ambulance hubs. You’ll work with high-quality equipment and in small classes, ensuring you receive personalised support from staff and your student peer-group.

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Community engagement

We collaborate with 3000 community and health care partners on research, student placements and implementing better health practices. Our network goes beyond Australia and students have the opportunity to put their skills to work overseas, supporting locals to build healthy communities.

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Our research

Our researchers focus on a number of health research areas including acute care, cardiovascular disease, acute stroke, palliative care and Indigenous health and aged care. We have strong ties with the Nursing Research Institute at St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney.
Public health and administration

Shape the future

If you’re interested in shaping the future of health care, our clinical education programs will help you implement new and creative approaches to clinical education. Or you may be interested in the governance of service delivery or in leading the strategic development of health organisations.

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Staff profiles

Staff profile ACU Kim Foster

Kim Foster

Professor, Mental Health Nursing

Professor Kim Foster’s role is to conduct high-quality collaborative research, with mental health nurses, consumers, carers and multidisciplinary colleagues, that translates into effective care and improves the wellbeing and outcomes of mental health consumers and carers. Her main areas of research have been co-associated physical and mental health, children and families with challenging physical and/or mental health conditions, and the capacity  of the mental health workforce to provide quality care.

Staff profile ACU Paul Fulbrook

Dr Paul Fulbrook

Professor, Nursing

Dr Paul Fulbrook is Professor of Nursing at ACU. He also holds a joint appointment as Nursing Director, Research and Practice Development at The Prince Charles Hospital in Brisbane, where he leads the Nursing Research and Practice Development Centre. Within the critical care context, Dr Fulbrook has been widely published and spoken at many international and national conferences. He is currently involved with several research projects in intensive care and emergency care.

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Meet our school staff

Find out more about the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine staff, read their profiles and see their publication history.

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Contact the School

Get in touch with the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine and see where our offices are based on campuses across Australia.

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Other centres

Learn about our health research institutes, our learning academies and our collaborative centres, including the Nursing Research Institute.

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Study overseas

Learn more about overseas study opportunities such as faculty-led study tours, intensive study periods at our Rome campus, or exchanges with other universities.

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Alumni rebate

Are you a current or former domestic ACU student wanting to enrol in a postgraduate health program? You may be eligible for a 10% discount.

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