Diploma of Nursing (Enrolled/Division 2 nursing) (HLT51612)
|Start dates||February, 2014|
|Locations||Melbourne CBD, Blackburn & Brisbane|
|Course Length||Full time (3 days per week) or part time (2 days per week) plus 400 hours of clinical placement|
|Course Fees||Refer to the Funding & Fees page for costs and available funding options, or call us on 1300 306 886|
Start Your Exciting Nursing Career Today!
Our nationally accredited Diploma of Nursing will give students the opportunity to develop skills and knowledge to deliver high quality care to the public in a variety of health care settings, including acute, palliative, aged, rehabilitation, mental health and community care workplaces. Few professions can offer the diversity and excitement of nursing on a daily basis.
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Entry Requirements and How To Apply
- Completion of a Maths and English assessment unless a pass in Year 12 Maths and English has been achieved in the last two years.
- Current Police Check and Working with Children Checks.
- For Victorian Diploma of Nursing students, click here.
- For Queensland Diploma of Nursing students, click here.
The Diploma of Nursing consists of 26 units and incorporates theory based classroom learning with practical, hands-on sessions in nursing labs. You will also gain real life experience and put your learning into practice through 400 hours of clinical placement.
|HLTEN401B||Work in the nursing profession|
|HLTFA311A||Apply first aid|
|HLTEN502B||Apply effective communication skills in nursing practice|
|HLTAP401B||Confirm physical health status|
|HLTAP501C||Analyse health information|
|HLTIN301C||Comply with infection control policies & procedures|
|HLTWHS300A||Contribute to WHS processes|
|HLTEN509B||Apply legal & ethical parameters to nursing practice|
|HLTEN503B||Contribute to client assessment & developing nursing care plans|
|HLTEN504C||Implement & evaluate a plan of nursing care|
|HLTEN506B||Apply principles of wound management in the clinical environment|
|HLTEN510B||Implement & monitor nursing care for consumers with mental health conditions|
|HLTHIR404D||Work effectively with Aboriginal &/or Torres Strait Islander people|
|HLTHIR403C||Work effectively with culturally diverse clients & co-workers|
|HLTEN515B||Implement & monitor nursing care for older clients|
|HLTEN512B||Implement & monitor nursing care for clients with acute health problems|
|HLTEN507C||Administer & monitor medications in the work environment|
|HLTEN513B||Implement & monitor nursing care for clients with chronic health problems|
|HLTEN505C||Contribute to the complex nursing care of clients|
|HLTEN516B||Apply understanding of the Australian health care system|
|HLTEN508B||Apply reflective practice, critical thinking & analysis in health|
|HLTEN519C||Administer & monitor intravenous medication in the nursing environment|
|HLTEN511B||Provide nursing care for clients requiring palliative care|
|HLTEN611B||Apply principles of diabetic nursing care|
|HLTEN606B||Assess clients & manage client care|
|HLTEN514B||Apply research skills within a contemporary health environment|
Assessments for the Diploma of Nursing course vary and can include presentations, class discussions, assignments, practical demonstrations, short tests, essays, workbooks and case studies. Each unit is assessed in the classroom / practical lab and in the clinical setting to determine your competency against the elements and performance criteria.
Course fees can vary by state and are based on a number of different factors. Please refer to our Funding & Fees pages for more information, or call us on 1300 306 886 to discuss the most appropriate funding or payment option for you.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) or Credit Transfer (CT)
RPL and CT is a process to acknowledge your previous achievements of competencies or learning outcomes that may count towards your qualification.
RPL provides credit for relevant skills, knowledge and experience gained through working and learning, as well as formal and informal training.
Credit transfer is a process that provides credit for a unit of competency previously achieved.
If you intend on applying for RPL or CT:
1. Carefully read the information contained within the RPL Information Booklet.
2. Complete all sections of the RPL Application Form.
3. Collate copies of all required documents to use as evidence of your prior learning/experience and attach them with your application.
4. VIC Students - Submit these via email to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than the second week of your course.
5. QLD Students - Submit these via email to email@example.com no later than the second week of your course.