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HLT54115 – Diploma of Nursing

IHNA HLT54115 - Diploma of Nursing Course Details

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IHNA Nationally Recognized Training IHNA Course
Qualification Code : HLT54115 Qualification Name : HLT54115 - Diploma of Nursing
Duration :102 weeks (4 semesters) Volume of Learning : 2 years                       Amount of Training : 1695 hours
AQF Level :Level 5 - Diploma Course Delivery : Face-to-Face and Blended Mode
RTO ID :21985 Campus : Melbourne (Heidelberg), Perth and Sydney
CRICOS Code :093072C Fees : Click here for more details
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Become an Enrolled Nurse

Upon successful completion of the course, graduates can apply for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) for registration as a Division 2 Enrolled Nurse (EN). Demand for ENs is increasing rapidly as the Australian health workforce expands to meet the needs of Australia's growing and aging population.

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Pathways to Success

The HLT54115 - Diploma of Nursing is part of a continuum of career advancement and study progression in healthcare and nursing. Some students may begin with a shorter course such as a certificate so they can enter the healthcare workforce sooner and gain valuable hands on experience. When you graduate you will have the option of continuing to study at Bachelor's degree level and become a Registered Nurse (RN). Flexible study options and the option of mixed mode learning (also known as blended learning) allow you to work while you study.



Study Pathway Opportunities

This nationally accredited course gives students the essential knowledge and skills to work as an Enrolled nurse in a variety of health care settings in Australia. Students will gain hands-on learning experience in our simulated laboratories, as well as in a clinical environment through work experience placements. Those who successfully complete this course may apply to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia for registration as an Enrolled Nurse. This course provides essential skills and knowledge to work as an Enrolled Nurse in a variety of health care settings such as: acute care, chronic care, aged care, rehabilitation and mental health.

Course Overview

This course will be delivered and assessed over 24 months (structured for four semesters). The nominal total duration is 1695 hours. The modes of delivery intended for this course are:

Face-to-face mode:

The course is provided through classroom mode delivery and PEP with written assessments and a verbal assessment or third-party report. This course will be delivered and assessed over 24 months (structured for four semesters) of classroom theory (20 hours per week on campus) and simulation laboratory sessions with candidates completing 480 hours of PEP in different care facilities.

Students enrolling in on-campus mode of delivery are provided with one week of orientation in the first semester, which covers campus, course, academic, online library orientation and academic writing.

Professional Experience Placements (PEP)

Each semester will have a Professional Experience Placements component which may be conducted based on the relevant semester in an aged care facility/GP Clinic/Mental Health Facility/Sub Acute Facility/Acute Facility.

The Professional Experience Placements will be 5 days a week. Students may be allocated a morning (AM) or afternoon (PM) shifts. Morning shifts usually start at 7 am and evening shifts can finish at 10.30pm. Each shift is 8.5 hours long (including 30 mins meal break). Students must attend as per schedule; no special arrangements or changes will be made on the allocated placements. PEPs may be cancelled without prior notice by the facility.

The PEP will be arranged by IHNA. We DO NOT guarantee that the PEP venue will be close to your suburb. It can be anywhere in Australia. Students must be ready to travel and stay anywhere in Australia for the PEP at their own cost.

Upon successful completion of the HLT54115 - Diploma of Nursing, you will meet one of the requirements to apply for your registration as an enrolled nurse with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

Students who have not completed Year 12 in Australia, may need to have an English Language testing required. Please refer to the AHPRA website to know the current requirements for registration as an Enrolled Nurse.

Click here to view the current English language skills registration standard.

What Can AHPRA's Registration Do for Me?

It enables graduates to practice nursing in a variety of areas including acute care, medical, surgical, general, rehabilitation, palliative care, operating theatres, paediatric, community, mental health or aged care settings in Australia under the supervision and direction of the Registered Nurse.

This course may have pathways to further studies such as:

• Advanced Diploma of Nursing;
• Bachelor of Nursing;
• Bachelor of Midwifery.

On completion of the course, the graduates will be able to:

•   demonstrate a knowledge and understanding of the nursing profession and the development of the delivery of healthcare by nurses as health professionals;
•   discuss the importance and application of legislation, regulations and legal precedent to enrolled nurse practice;
•   practise in a safe and culturally competent manner by adhering to the Enrolled Nurse Standards for Practice;
•   recognise the accountability and responsibility of self and other health team members in the provision of nursing care in the area of practice;
•   demonstrate critical thinking in the delivery of specific services;
•   formulate and implement nursing care plans for individual clients and evaluate the care provided in a range of health environments;
•   provide holistic nursing care to support the healthcare needs of clients in all age groups and health conditions as applicable;
•   acknowledge cultural competence and team contribution as a basis for effective workplace and professional relationships;
•   understand the importance of nursing research and critically analyse and apply evidence based practice guidelines to nursing practice;
•   participate in ongoing education programs to ensure quality improvement practices in own scope of care;
•   demonstrate effective communication skills in a variety of healthcare settings;
•   comply with nursing documentation requirements within own scope of practice;
•   provide nursing care for clients with complex care needs including safe medication administration within the scope of enrolled nurse practice.

After successful completion of the program the candidates may gain employment in a health or community care facility which may include a hospital, aged care, rehabilitation center, clinic, GP services, etc. as an Enrolled Nurse. Successful completion of the course enables graduates to be eligible to apply to AHPRA for registration as Enrolled Nurse. Students need to meet the eligibility criteria set by AHPRA at the time of registration.

The HLT54115 - Diploma of Nursing has a total of 25 units;

• 20 Core Units
• 5 Elective Units

Core Units

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

Practice 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 condition

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

Elective Units

HLTENN010

Apply a palliative approach in nursing practice

HLTAID003

Provide first aid

BSBWOR404

Develop work priorities

CHCPOL003

Research and apply evidence to practice

HLTENN020

Conduct clinical assessments

IHNA has in place admission criteria for courses in its scope as required by its 'International Students Admission Policy and Procedure' to ensure that candidates meet industry requirements.

• Applicants are required to be 18 years old and above.
• Satisfactorily completed a minimum of year 12 or equivalent
• International English Language Testing System (IELTS) examination (Academic) with a minimum total band score of 6.5 and minimum score of 6.0 in each of the four components of listening, reading, writing and speaking; IHNA accepts equivalent scores in OET, TOEFL iBT and PTE.

In addition, all the applicants are required to have successfully completed an ACSF test and demonstrate competence as working at Level 4 for all indicators to enrol for this qualification (issued within the last 12 months from the time of admission).


Additional Requirement for professional experience placement:

• A satisfactory National Police Clearance / Australian Federal Police Clearance Certificate(AFP)
• A satisfactory Working with Children Check is required.
• Complete the mandatory immunization process, before the practical placement start date.

It is also essential for the student to possess basic computer skills.


Physical requirements

While IHNA will work with you to make "reasonable accommodations" in the campus lab and classroom, there are work place practice conditions that occur in the workplace environment that are beyond IHNA's control. The physical requirements below are necessary to function in the healthcare facility and/or community setting. Students must be able to perform and complete course objectives and requirements with or without reasonable accommodations otherwise you will not be enrolled.

Skills and abilities that are needed to perform client care to pass the course objectives and requirements are:

Strength: Sufficient to assist with lifting and transferring a client, and perform CPR
Mobility: Sufficient mobility to bend, stoop, and bend down to the floor; ability to move around rapidly; and to move in small, confined areas.
Hearing: Sufficient to hear through the stethoscope to discriminate sounds; to hear cries for help; to hear alarms on equipment and emergency signals; and various overhead pages.
Vision: Sufficient to make physical assessments of client and equipment.
Communication: Able to communicate in both verbal and written formats; and interact with clients, staff, and faculty supervisors.

If you have a disability that will require reasonable accommodations to fulfil these requirements then please declare in your course application.

The total tuition cost for the HLT54115 - Diploma of Nursing is AUD $30,000 for international students.

For more information please Click here or contact us on: enquiry@ihna.edu.au or call 1800 22 52 83

Face to face Delivery

Melbourne(Heidelberg)

Feb 05, 2018
Apr 09, 2018
Jun 11, 2018
Oct 01, 2018
Feb 04, 2019
Apr 08, 2019
Jul 08, 2019
Oct 07, 2019
Feb 03, 2020
Apr 06, 2020
Jul 06, 2020
Oct 05, 2020

Perth

Feb 05, 2018
Apr 09, 2018
Jun 11, 2018
Feb 04, 2019
Apr 08, 2019
Jul 08, 2019
Oct 07, 2019
Feb 03, 2020
Apr 06, 2020
Jul 06, 2020
Oct 05, 2020

Sydney(Parramatta)

Feb 05, 2018
Apr 09, 2018
Jun 11, 2018
Oct 01, 2018
Feb 04, 2019
Apr 08, 2019
Jul 08, 2019
Oct 07, 2019
Feb 03, 2020
Apr 06, 2020
Jul 06, 2020
Oct 05, 2020

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We have three campuses, Melbourne (Heidelberg), Perth and Sydney:


Melbourne (Heidelberg) Campus

597-599, Upper Heidelberg Road,
Heidelberg Heights, Victoria 3081 Australia

Perth Campus

Level 4, Carillon City Arcade,
680-692 Hay Street Mall, Perth WA 6000 Australia

Sydney Campus

Level 7, 33 Argyle Street,Parramatta,
NSW 2150 Australia


Thank you for your interest in applying for the HLT54115 - Diploma of Nursing with IHNA. Before applying for the course, please check the entry requirements for this course. If you are applying for VET STUDENT LOANS, please check if you are eligible.

If you require any assistance, please feel free to contact us on: enquiry@ihna.edu.au or call us on: 1800 22 52 83


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