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HLT54115 - Diploma of Nursing

DOMESTIC
STUDY MODES

Mixed Mode, On-campus, RPL/RCC/Credit

DURATION

18 months full-time

AVAILABILITY

Bundaberg, Cairns, Mackay City, Noosa, Rockhampton, Townsville

FULL COURSE COST

$19,900 (2019), $19,500 (2018)

SUBSIDISED COURSE COST

$12,600 (2019), $16,275 (2018)

SUBSIDISED CONCESSION COST

$10,800 (2019), $15,025 (2018)

UNITS/CREDITS

25 units

JOB PROSPECTS

After successful completion of this course you will be eligible to apply to the Australian Health Practitioners Registration Agency to become an Enrolled Nurse. You may find employment in health care settings in roles such as enrolled nurse, personal care worker and aged care supervisor.

This qualification reflects the role of an enrolled nurse working under 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. Successful completion of the Diploma of Nursing course enables students’ eligibility to apply to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia in accordance with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) for registration as an Enrolled Nurse. The Diploma of Nursing has mandatory on and off the job training components. The off the job training is conducted as the theoretical component of the course. The on-the-job training is known as Clinical Placement and is unpaid work experience that is undertaken at a set time at the end of each term at a relevant health facility.

Standard Course Structure

Study Modes: Mixed Mode, On-campus, RPL/RCC/Credit
Duration:

18 months full-time

Core
HLTENN003Perform clinical assessment and contribute to planning nursing care
HLTENN004Implement, monitor and evaluate nursing care plans
HLTINF001Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
HLTWHS002Follow safe work practices for direct client care
HLTAAP002Confirm physical health status
HLTENN002Apply communication skills in nursing practice
HLTAAP003Analyse and respond to client health information
HLTENN013Implement and monitor care of the older person
HLTENN001Practice nursing within the Australian health care system
HLTENN007Administer and monitor medicines and intravenous therapy
HLTENN008Apply legal and ethical parameters to nursing practice
HLTENN012Implement and monitor care for a person with chronic health problems
HLTENN006Apply principles of wound management in the clinical environment
HLTENN005Contribute to nursing care of a person with complex needs
HLTENN015Apply nursing practice in the primary health care setting
CHCPRP003Reflect on and improve own professional practice
HLTENN011Implement and monitor care for a person with acute health problems
HLTENN009Implement and monitor care for a person with mental health conditions
CHCDIV001Work with diverse people
CHCDIV002Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
Elective
HLTENN010Apply a palliative approach in nursing practice
HLTOHC001Recognise and respond to oral health issues
HLTENN025Implement and monitor care for a person with diabetes
CHCPOL003Research and apply evidence to practice
HLTWHS006Manage personal stressors in the work environment

Standard Course Structure

2019 JulyBundaberg, Cairns, Mackay City, Noosa, Rockhampton, Townsville
2019 FebruaryBundaberg, Cairns, Mackay City, Noosa, Rockhampton, Townsville
2019 MarchBundaberg, Cairns, Mackay City, Noosa, Rockhampton, Townsville
2019 AprilBundaberg, Cairns, Mackay City, Noosa, Rockhampton, Townsville
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English Language Proficiency Requirements:

All applicants for the Diploma of Nursing are required to provide evidence of meeting at least one of the below:

1. You have attended and satisfactorily completed at least six years of primary and secondary education in either Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Ireland, United States of America, Canada or South Africa, which was taught and assessed in English. This study must include at least two years between Year 7 and Year 12.

2. You have successfully completed at least five years (full-time equivalent) of education in either Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Ireland, United States of America, Canada or South Africa which was taught and assessed in English. Only the following combination of education will be accepted:

Vocational and secondary education; or

Tertiary and vocational education; or

Tertiary, vocational and secondary education; or

Tertiary education.

If you do not satisfy any of the above you will need to undertake an English language proficiency test and achieve the following scores as below. English test results remain valid for no more than two years between final examination date and the date of commencement of study.

1. IELTS (academic module).

We only accept test results:

from one test sitting, or

a maximum of two test sittings in a six month period only if:

you achieve a minimum overall score of 7 in each sitting, and

you achieve a minimum score of 7 in each component across the two sittings, and

no score in any component of the test is below 6.5

2. OET. 

We will only accept test results:

from one test sitting, or

a maximum of two test sittings in a six month period only if:

you are tested in all four components in each sitting, and

you achieve a minimum score of B in each component across the two sittings, and

no score in any component of the test is below C.

3. PTE Academic. 

We will only accept test results:

from one test sitting, or

a maximum of two test sittings in a six month period only if:

a minimum overall score of 65 is achieved in each sitting, and

you achieve a minimum score of 65 in each of the communicative skills across the two sittings, and

no score in any of the communicative skills is below 58

4. TOEFL iBT. 

We will only accept test results:

from one test sitting, or

a maximum of two test sittings in a six month period only if:

a minimum total score of 94 is achieved in each sitting, and you achieve a minimum score of 24 for listening, 24 for reading, 27 for writing and 23 for speaking across the two sittings, and

no score in any of the sections is below:

20 for listening

19 for reading

24 for writing, and

20 for speaking

NOTE Students who are not born in the above recognised countries need to be aware of the English Requirements of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia that need to be demonstrated prior to registration. Please contact the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia for information on this requirement. http://www.nursingmidwiferyboard.gov.au/

Mandatory Clinical Placement Requirements:

As per the CQU Immunisation Policy and for patient and student safety, the previously recommended checks are now mandatory for any placement commencing 1 January 2018 and onwards. Refer to the Clinical Placement Guidelines and Mandatory Checks Requirements for Clinical Placement for more details.

  1. Students will receive a Result of Assessment within 21 days of completion of each unit/module or within 21 days of the ‘close of study’ date.
  2. Students who successfully complete all required units/modules will receive their qualification and an Academic Statement itemising all units/modules successfully completed.
  3. Following receipt of written advice from the student (or teacher) that the student does not intend to complete the full course, the student will be issued with a Statement of Attainment listing all units/modules successfully completed.
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Fee for service$19,900 (2019)
Subsidised full fee$12,600 (2019)
Fee for service (International)$24,265 (2019)
Fee for service per unit (International)$971 (2019)
Subsidised concession fee$10,800 (2019)
Fee for service per unit$796 (2019)
Subsidised full fee per unit$504 (2019)
Subsidised concession fee per unit$432 (2019)
No information available at this time.

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