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Diploma of Nursing

National ID: HLT54115 | State ID: AYZ3

 

This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to assist in the provision of preventative, curative and rehabilitative nursing. You will also learn about anatomy and physiology, infection control, nursing care of the client, legal and ethical parameters of nursing practice and promote positive health. You will also develop an understanding of health issues of Indigenous Australians and contribute to the nutritional and mental health care of the client. Your learning will incorporate a large component of supervised clinical practice in a health care setting.

Students will need to complete a mandatory 440 hours of clinical placement, and attendance at two one-week simulation blocks at Pundulmurra campus in South Hedland each semester.

Semester 2, 2018

Commences 16 July

The first week will consist of an online orientation, followed by classes two days per week, Tuesday and Thursday, until 18 October at the Health and Community Services Training Centre at Pundulmurra campus. The classes are not compulsory, but strongly encouraged. Students are expected to undertake online study in their own time in addition to this.

Simulation week will take place twice during Semester 2 at Pundulmurra campus.

Simulation week 1: 27 - 31 August

Simulation week 2: 22 - 26 October

Students will be required to undertake clinical placement in South Hedland or Perth as part of the course.

Available at other campus locations on request.

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School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalent Completion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades) Certificate III
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Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to become an enrolled nurse.

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Where Pundulmurra (Hedland)
Duration
HowFace To Face
Flexible
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WhenAvailable this semester
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Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

North Regional TAFE’s indicative fees for 2018 are available here. These fees are indicative for local students enrolling full-time in government funded courses in 2018. Your fees will be calculated from your individual circumstances at the time of enrolment. Concessions (for eligible courses at certificate levels I to IV) and annual course fee caps may apply. Other charges may apply. Please view the Department of Training and Workforce Development's course fees rate document for further fee information.

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Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students. Please visit the TAFE International WA (TIWA) website to confirm available courses and fees. Tuition fees will be paid through TIWA.

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This is a suggested course study plan. North Regional TAFE offers a variety of elective and alternate units. For more information about your study options and units, please discuss with North Regional TAFE prior to enrolling.

1 Core Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Administer and monitor medicines and intravenous therapyHLTENN007AWA10
Analyse and respond to client health informationHLTAAP003AVB17
Apply communication skills in nursing practiceHLTENN002AWA15
Apply legal and ethical parameters to nursing practiceHLTENN008AWA09
Apply nursing practice in the primary health care settingHLTENN015AWA02
Apply principles of wound management in the clinical environmentHLTENN006AWA11
Comply with infection prevention and control policies and proceduresHLTINF001AVA32
Confirm physical health statusHLTAAP002AVB18
Contribute to nursing care of a person with complex needsHLTENN005AWA12
Follow safe work practices for direct client careHLTWHS002WG739
Implement and monitor care for a person with acute health problemsHLTENN011AWA04
Implement and monitor care for a person with chronic health problemsHLTENN012AWA06
Implement and monitor care for a person with mental health conditionsHLTENN009AWA08
Implement and monitor care of the older personHLTENN013AWA05
Implement, monitor and evaluate nursing care plansHLTENN004AWA13
Perform clinical assessment and contribute to planning nursing careHLTENN003AWA14
Practise nursing within the Australian health care systemHLTENN001AWA16
Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safetyCHCDIV002AVC08
Reflect on and improve own professional practiceCHCPRP003AVB48
Work with diverse peopleCHCDIV001AVC09
2 Elective Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Develop work prioritiesBSBWOR404AUJ35
Maintain work health and safetyHLTWHS003WG740
Manage personal stressors in the work environmentHLTWHS006AUZ56
Provide first aidHLTAID003WG732
Research and apply evidence to practiceCHCPOL003AVB50
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For most courses at North Regional TAFE, you can enrol anytime. Please visit our Apply and Enrol page, contact us on 1300 996 573, info@nrtafe.wa.edu.au or drop into your local campus.

To undertake an apprenticeship or traineeship, you must be employed in a training contract with an appropriate organisation. To find out more, please click here.

If you are an international student, please view your application process by clicking here.

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalentCompletion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades)Certificate III

For most courses at North Regional TAFE, you can enrol anytime. Please visit our Apply and Enrol page, contact us on 1300 996 573, info@nrtafe.wa.edu.au or drop into your local campus.

To undertake an apprenticeship or traineeship, you must be employed in a training contract with an appropriate organisation. To find out more, please click here.

If you are an international student, please view your application process by clicking here.

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalentCompletion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades)Certificate III

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