The Diploma of Nursing includes all the nursing aptitudes required to be qualified as enrolled nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.
The Nursing Diploma is designed to help you create understanding and talents in realistic education conditions. You will get hands-on knowledge in the ward simulation laboratories and clinical experience through hours of practical placements.
The Diploma in Nursing in Australia is an accredited program that trains the fundamental skills and knowledge needed to work as an Enrolled Nurse in Australia and worldwide. Upon finishing this diploma, you will be eligible to deliver nursing care services under a Registered Nurse's management in different healthcare environments.
This diploma is conducted over 18 to 24 months and includes hours of compulsory administered clinical placements in critical healthcare domains: sub-acute, aged care, mental health, and acute care. The primary study subjects within the diploma are nursing communication, legal and ethical parameters, anatomy and physiology, medication delivery, wound management, infection prevention, infection control, medications, and intravenous administration, caring for patients with acute and chronic conditions, nursing care for diabetes, implementing nursing care plans, and mental, critical, and aged care.
A$16,000 to A$24,000. The fee range can change from time to time.
2 Years full time
Most Diploma of Nursing courses will start in Feb or March. However some TAFE’s offer mid-year nursing diplomas.
The skills and understanding of the nursing course help you to find employment in the following areas of healthcare sector:
The unit explains the knowledge as well as the skills need to work with people from different social and cultural groups as well as situations, that is including Torres Strait Islander and/or Aboriginal people.
The unit explains the knowledge as well as the skills needed to recognise Torres Strait Islander and/or Aboriginal cultural safety issues in the work area, model cultural safety in own practice work, as well as developing strategies to increase cultural safety.
The unit explains the knowledge as well as the skills needed to evaluate and increase own practice through a process of reflecting and ongoing pro development.
The unit explains the knowledge as well as the skills needed to gain and interpret info about client health status to check someone’s health. It needs a thorough knowledge of anatomy and physiology.
The unit of competency explains the knowledge as well as the skills needed to recognise client health info and then to plan appropriate services for health within scope of own role. It needs a in depth knowledge of anatomy and physiology.
The unit explains the knowledge as well as the skills needed to practise a nursing professional within the Australian health care system, giving health care across the lifespan of people in a wide range of health and community services care or environments.
The unit explains the knowledge as well as the skills needed to add effective communication skills with a person, family or carer and along with other healthcare pros in a verity of health care settings.
The unit of competency explains the knowledge as well as the skills needed, withing the scope of practicing, to perform preliminary and ongoing health tests if all body systems, gaining data that contributes to someone’s individualized health care plan.
The unit explains the knowledge as well as the skills needed to implement nursing care as outlined in a person’s plan of care, appraise outcomes of care provided, record and report progress, and respond to an urgent situation.
The unit of competency explains the knowledge as well as the skills needed to make clinical nursing skills for a person with complicated needs and to contribute to complicated nursing interventions using critical thinking and problem-solving
The unit explains the knowledge as well as the skills needed to make contemporaneous wound management principles to the care of wide types of wounds. It also includes working with the integrative health care team to contribute to assessment, treatment and ongoing over vehement of a person’s wounds.
The unit explains the knowledge as well as the skills needed to administer and monitor meds and IV therapy including calculating dosage needs, interpreting written instructions from an authorised prescriber, assessing the person for medication effectiveness and side effects, and responding to an allergic pharmacological reaction.
The unit explains the knowledge as well as the skills needed to within work legal and ethical parameters in pro nursing practice, including aiding rights and meeting duty of care needs.
The unit explains the knowledge as well as the skills needed to contribute to the nursing care and over vehement of a person with a mental health problem.
The unit explains the knowledge as well as the skills needed to contribute to the care of a person with an acute health problem by performing clinical nursing skills and arbitrations that support the person’s health care requirements and aid them to regain optimal function and lifestyle.
The unit explains the knowledge as well as the skills needed to contribute to the care of someone with chronic health problems by performing nursing arbitrations that support the persons requirement and assists them in maintain an optimal lifestyle.
The unit explains the knowledge and skills needed to perform nursing arbitrations to support the social and emotional benefit and nursing care requirements of the older person in both acute care settings and residential care environments.
The unit explains the nursing knowledge as well as the skills needed to work in main health care environments including community-based, educational, business and informal settings, and in general practice.
The unit explains the knowledge as well as the skills needed to follow organisational infection prevention and control processes, including implementing standard and transmission based cautious and responding to infection risks.
The unit explains the knowledge as well as the skills needed for a worker to join in safe work practices to make sure their own health and safety, and that of others in work areas that involve caring directly for clients. It has a focus on keeping safety of the workers, the people being supported and other community members.
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