Courses Details

HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing

CRICOS Course Code: 095125A
Categories: Health Sciences
Study Methods: 15 hrs of face to face in campus + 5 hrs online ( per week)+ 400 Hrs work placement in Total.

104 weeks (72 Weeks Study)

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Course Description

This qualification reflects the role of an enrolled nurse working under the supervision of a registered nurse. This qualification covers the application of skills and knowledge required to provide nursing care for people across the health sector. A lifespan approach should underpin this qualification with relevant competencies that relate to the different stages of life identified within the units.

 

To be eligible to apply for registration as an enrolled nurse and to practice in Australia, you must complete a Diploma of Nursing program accredited by the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council (ANMAC) and approved as ‘an approved program of study by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) in accordance with the Enrolled Nurse Accreditation Standards. To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 400 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of units of competency.

For more information, please visit the following: 

https://training.gov.au/Training/Details/HLT54115 

Course Requirements

  • Year 12 (HSC); or other relevant qualification/s;
  • Academic IELTS 7.0 each band or equivalent
  • National Police check
  • Working with Children check
  • Relevant immunization check
  • At least 17 years or above
  • For Packaged courses, the student cannot progress to the higher qualification unless the student has (successfully) completed the lower qualification

Career Opportunities

  • Primary Health Care Nurse( under the delegation of RN),
  • Operating Scrub Nurse ( Under the delegation of RN),
  • Acute Care Nurse ( under the delegation of RN),
  • Home Care Nurse for Aged Care Services ( under the delegation of RN),
  • Community Nurse (under the delegation of RN)

Assessments Methods

Assessments may include short written knowledge tests, discussions and oral communication demonstrations, case study exercises, written reports, web based research and reports, final projects and final written exams. To perform at your best, you will probably need to work on the assessments outside of class time.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Students who have completed relevant studies or have some of the competencies in the course may apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Application for RPL can be made with the initial application or can be made within two weeks of the course commencement using the RPL Application Form and by providing supporting documents. Please note that RPL cannot result in an international student having less than a full time load of study (20 hours per week).

Communication

Effective verbal and non-verbal communication is essential to nursing and needs to be empathetic, respectful, clear, attentive, and non-judgmental. Effective written communication is a legal requirement nursing responsibility with professional and legal consequences. Students must demonstrate:

  • ability to understand and respond to verbal communication accurately, appropriately and in a timely manner
  • sensitivity to cultural and individual differences
  • ability to provide clear instructions aimed at the appropriate age-related level and in the context of the situation
  • timely clear feedback and timely reporting of health care and updates in progress notes
  • capacity to recognise, interpret and respond appropriately to behavioural cues
  • consistent and appropriate awareness of own behaviours and their impact on others
  • ability to construct comprehensible written communication that is appropriate to the situation using medical terminology where applicable
Ethical and legal behaviour
  • Nursing practice is mandated by specific legal and regulatory requirements and standards to enable the safe delivery of care. Students must demonstrate knowledge and compliance with.Australian Law, professional regulations and scope of practice
Knowledge and Cognition

This course requires knowledge of theory and the skills of knowledge cognition, with the capacity to:

  • ability to read and comprehend a range of literature and information (literacy) and accurate preparation, calculation, administration and documentation of medication (numeracy) skills e.g., 100% accuracy with medication calculation.
  • ability to locate appropriate and relevant information
  • ability to locate appropriate and relevant information
  • ability to integrate and implement knowledge in practice and keep within scope of practice
  • ability to process information that is relevant to nursing practice
Behavioural stability
  • Behavioural stability is required to work individually and in teams in changing and unpredictable environments. Nursing students will be exposed to emergency situations and human suffering and will be required to have behavioural stability to manage these events objectively and professionally. Students must be able to cope with their own emotions and behaviour effectively when dealing with individuals in the clinical setting.
Strength and mobility
  • Nursing practice requires manual handling skills and fine motor skills.
  • Sufficient fine motor skills are necessary to perform, coordinate and prioritise care. Tasks that involve fine motor skills include being able to grasp, press, push, turn, squeeze and manipulate various objects and individuals.
  • Students must be able to demonstrate and perform these tasks consistently and safely to reduce the risk of harm to self and others
Sensory abilities
  • Students must demonstrate sufficient visual acuity to perform the required range of skills in environments which may be difficult and hostile.
  • Students must demonstrate sufficient aural function to undertake the required range of skills. Students must demonstrate sufficient tactile function to undertake the required range of skills and assessments.
  • Any strategies to address the effects of vision, auditory and tactile impairment must be effective, consistent and not compromise treatment or safety.

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Bank: Commonwealth Bank
Branch Name: Cnr of George & Market St, Sydney NSW 2000 Australia
Account Name: Australian Harvard International College
BSB: 062 005
Account No: 1116 1515
Swift Code: CTBAAU2S (for international transfer)

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