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- Nationally Recognised Training
- This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
- VET Student Loans Available
- relate the concepts of the person, environment and health to the safe and effective practice of nursing
- participate in a multidisciplinary team to assist the individual to meet their needs
- practise in a safe and culturally competent manner to meet the physical, psychosocial, emotional and mental health needs of individuals
- practice within the nursing professional standards, codes of practice and state legislation
- develop, monitor and maintain a holistic plan of care in collaboration with the RN, multidisciplinary team
- demonstrate effective communication and documentation skills in a variety of healthcare settings
- participate in professional development of self
- practise within safety standards and quality improvement guidelines
- engage in reflective practice, nursing research and critically analyse and apply evidence based practice to nursing care
To complete the Diploma of Nursing students are required to successfully complete all units and complete a minimum of 400hrs of unpaid professional experience to meet the assessment requirements of the units. On completion of HLT54115 qualification students are eligible to apply for registration as an Enrolled Nurse with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (http://www.ahpra.gov.au).
ENROLLING IN FIRST AID UNITS OF COMPETENCY
If you are enrolling in a First Aid unit of competency you are advised that to complete the unit you must be able to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) for at least 2 minutes on the floor. If you have a disability that would prevent you from performing required basic life support skills you are advised that you will not be able to achieve the unit of competency.
This course will be conducted over four compulsory face to face blocks consisting of 3 days per week (Wednesday, Thursday and Friday) at the Bathurst campus, Panorama Avenue. The blocks are scheduled over an 18 month period and classes run 9:00am - 5:00pm each day. You will be required to complete 400 hours clinical placement, the placements will be completed between the class blocks and students can expect to be placed for 2- 3 weeks at a time. Work placement can be in facilities in private aged care facilities, private acute care facilities, Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District, Western NSW Local Health District, Hunter New England Local Health District and Far West Local Health District and is arranged by the course coordinator.
Blocks dates are:
Block 1: Wednesday 13th March - Friday 31st May 2019
Block 2: Wednesday 7th August - Friday 11th September 2019
Block 3: Wednesday 20th November 2019 - Friday 21st February 2020
Block 4: 2020 dates to be advised.
For this campus-based course, you will undertake your learning and assessment in a classroom and clinical laboratory at Bathurst TAFE campus. You will also undertake workplace learning during clinical placement. Students will also be required to complete a clinical placement following each block with a required total of no less than 400 hours. The location of clinical placement is determined by availability of placement and will be allocated by TAFE... A delivery timetable will be provided at the beginning of your course. The program includes activities, which are completed in your own time. There is an expectation that students will complete a minimum of 10 hours per week of self-directed learning and research. Successful completion of the course requires attendance at all face-to-face classes.
A TAFE West teacher or assessor will visit you during clinical placement to observe and to finalise your holistic assessments.
Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.
This course is approved for a Commonwealth VET Student Loan. If you meet the eligibility requirements, you are able to apply to the Commonwealth for a loan to cover all or part of your course fee. We will ask you whether you would like to apply for a VET Student Loan when you enrol and advise you of the process.
A VET student loan may be available to eligible students to cover some or all of their course fees. More information will be made available closer to your enrolment.
For this campus-based course, you will undertake your learning and assessment in a classroom and the costs associated with clinical placement including immunisation requirements, criminal record check, travel, accommodation, uniform, appropriate footwear, fob or wristwatch will be the responsibility of the student. Students are also expected to have general equipment for study including notebooks, pens etc.
Enrolments will open from 14 October 2019 for our February 2020 intake.
To find out more information on this course including the next start date, submit an online enquiry by clicking the Enquire Now button on this page, or call 131 601 during business hours* to chat with a member of our friendly customer service team.
*Our customer service team are available from Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm AEST.
Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it.
Be sure to read your chosen course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you.
Enrol and pay online via our secure payment gateway to secure your place.
As you progress through the enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.
If you are interested in studying as a Trainee or Apprentice please call 131 601 for full details.
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people|
|CHCDIV002||Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety|
|CHCPRP003||Reflect on and improve own professional practice|
|HLTAAP002||Confirm physical health status|
|HLTAAP003||Analyse and respond to client health information|
|HLTENN001||Practise nursing within the Australian health care system|
|HLTENN002||Apply communication skills in nursing practice|
|HLTENN003||Perform clinical assessment and contribute to planning nursing care|
|HLTENN004||Implement, monitor and evaluate nursing care plans|
|HLTENN005||Contribute to nursing care of a person with complex needs|
|HLTENN006||Apply principles of wound management in the clinical environment|
|HLTENN007||Administer and monitor medicines and intravenous therapy|
|HLTENN008||Apply legal and ethical parameters to nursing practice|
|HLTENN009||Implement and monitor care for a person with mental health conditions|
|HLTENN011||Implement and monitor care for a person with acute health problems|
|HLTENN012||Implement and monitor care for a person with chronic health problems|
|HLTENN013||Implement and monitor care of the older person|
|HLTENN015||Apply nursing practice in the primary health care setting|
|HLTINF001||Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures|
|HLTWHS002||Follow safe work practices for direct client care|
|14393A||Workplace clinical practice|
|CHCPOL003||Research and apply evidence to practice|
|HLTAID003||Provide first aid|
|HLTENN010||Apply a palliative approach in nursing practice|
|HLTWHS003||Maintain work health and safety|
|HLTWHS006||Manage personal stressors in the work environment|
Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.
Panorama Avenue, Bathurst
Phone 131 601
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