Nursing Education


Creating excellence in clinical practice is the driving force of St Vincent's Education & Learning and our training and development underpin St Vincent’s strategic plan.

Education & Learning's programs and processes are a continuing demonstration of the organisation's mission and values.

St Vincent’s continues to offer diverse educational opportunities to our community of nurses ranging from undergraduate students and graduate nurses to nurses working towards expert level by completing postgraduate studies in their clinical area.

Education & Learning is a multi-campus department with education staff based at St Vincent’s Hospital, St Georges Hospital, Caritas Christi Hospice, our Correctional Health facilities (Port Phillip, Youth Support and Advocacy Services (YSAS)) and the residential areas.

Continuing Education


Continuing Education is an essential component of professional development in our hospital, fostering a culture of lifelong learning and promoting excellence in patient care.

Graduate Nurse Program

Morgan Harriman

St Vincent’s Graduate Nurse Programs are part time of 0.8EFT and include Aboriginal Graduate Nurse Program, Care of the Older Person Graduate Nurse Program, Enrolled Nurse Transition to Practice Program, Mental Health Graduate Nurse Program and Registered Nurse Graduate Program.

Mental Health Graduate Nurse Program

Mental Health Group

St Vincent's offers a unique and highly specialised Mental Health Graduate Nurse Program encompassing Adult and Aged mental health.

Postgraduate Nurse


St Vincent’s is committed to facilitating the professional development of our nursing staff. We have a proud history as a major tertiary teaching organisation, providing you with the opportunity to experience a variety of clinical areas while under the guidance of skilled professionals.

Pre-Registration Program


St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne (SVHM) is committed to supporting the clinical learning and development of undergraduate student nurses through well supported clinical placements within our acute, sub-acute and numerous speciality units.

Specialty Practice Programs


The Pathway to Specialty Practice Program (PSP) allows registered nurses, to extend their clinical experience, enhance their knowledge and skills whilst taking the next step towards their career in specialty practice.