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The Professional Development Unit (PDU), Faculty of Health offers high quality distance education in many areas of health care
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Student testimonials

Michelle Vujicic

Michelle Vujicic, who has been an Emergency Registered Nurse for the past three years, recently turned to Deakin's Professional Development Unit to help further her career and to pursue nursing opportunities in the US.

Johnny Hooper

Despite living far from tertiary education providers in the Northern Territory, Johnny Hooper is able to study with Deakin University by distance education, accessing PDU learning packages from home.

Narelle Tsiros

Narelle Tsiros, a registered nurse whilst rotating as a student through labour and postnatal care wards, completed studies in lactation/infant feeding and contemporary midwifery practice with Deakin University's Professional Development Unit (PDU).

Heather Cook

Over the past eight years Heather Cook has completed a number of PDU learning packages, including anaesthetics and critical care topics such as fluid dynamics, cardiac surgery and advanced clinical nursing management.


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