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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.
Work placement can be in any Western or Far Western Local Health District Facility and is arranged by the course coordinator.
Blocks dates are:
Block 1: Monday 22nd July - Wednesday 30th November 2019
Block 2: Monday 27th January - Wednesday 11th March 2020
Block 3: Monday 4th May - Wednesday 10th June 2020
Block 4: Monday 31st August - Wednesday 23rd September 2020
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. All applications must be submitted by Friday 21st June 2019.
For this campus-based course, you will undertake your learning and assessment in a classroom and clinical laboratory at Dubbo or Broken Hill TAFE College. 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 440 hours. The location of clinical placement is
determined by availability of placement and will be allocated by TAFE. The costs associated with clinical placement including travel, accommodation and uniform will be the responsibility of the student. Students will also need to obtain a Criminal Record Check and complete the NSW Health Immunisation Schedule prior to any work placement.
All students wishing to Study the Diploma of Nursing are required to submit an online application.
Please note to be eligible to study the Diploma all applicants must have a HSC or an AQF Certificate III or higher. The Nursing and Midwifery Board (NMBA) requires all applicants for Registration as an Enrolled Nurse needs to provide evidence of Five years (Full time equivalent) education in English at secondary, vocational or tertiary level or undertake a ILETS examination and achieve a minimum score of 7 in each component of the academic module or complete an overall pass in the OET with graded A or B level in each of the four components.
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.
Commercial Full Fee paying students are charged $54.08 per day for work placement in health. 440 hours is 11 weeks of work placement. This does not apply to permanent citizens and residents eligible for smart and skilled. Students can elect to pay course fee on commencement, set up a payment plan or apply for a Vet Student Loan.
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.
Dubbo College, Myall Street Campus
Myall Street Campus, Dubbo
Phone 131 601
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