The ACM50219 Diploma of Veterinary Nursing is the next step to advance your knowledge and skills in veterinary nursing and leadership. AIRC offers Diploma specialisations in the fields of General Practice, Dental, Emergency and Critical Care, and Surgical.
Are you a qualified Certificate IV Veterinary Nurse looking to advance your knowledge and skills in veterinary nursing? This qualification reflects the role of a senior veterinary nurse who works under the supervision of a registered veterinarian, to provide leadership to staff and advanced nursing care for animals including applying specialist skills and in-depth knowledge to patient assessment, care and management within a veterinary workplace.
ACM50219 Diploma of Veterinary Nursing is a nationally recognised course conducted as part-time correspondence based study. You will be given a study timetable upon enrolment which outlines your units of study, due dates and specific requirements for assessment.
Upon successful completion of all course requirements, you will be awarded a Certificate of Completion and an Academic Transcript which documents your individual outcomes.
Student Support Coordinators are available for one on one student support and will assist you with anything you may need.
Surgical elective group
NB requires access to the textbook: Small Animal Surgical Nursing – Skills and concepts. Edited by: Marianne Tear, MS, LVT
Dental elective group
ECC elective group
NB requires access to the textbook: Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care for Veterinary Technicians, (Andrea M Battaglia, Andrea M Steele)
General Practice elective group
NB requires access to the textbook: BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Behavioural Medicine. Edited by: Debra F. Horwitz and Daniel S. Mills
Australia. International students contact the AIRC Enrolments Team.
To enrol into this qualification you must:
Some elective group units have additional entry requirements. Please discuss these with AIRC.
Please contact the Animal Industries Resource Centre to have your individual pricing evaluated.