|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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If you are you looking for a career in Nursing, love providing care to people and offering your support to those who need it; then this HLT54115 – Diploma of Nursing is the right choice for you.
Studying the HLT54115 – Diploma of Nursing will prepare you to enter the healthcare industry as an Enrolled Nurse under the supervision of a Registered Nurse, and it will open many job opportunities for you as thousands of jobs are expected to open over the next five years. More here
Our HLT54115 – Diploma of Nursing sheds light on important health, technical, interpersonal and clinical skills, as well as the knowledge needed to practice nursing within the Australian healthcare system. This course is delivered over 102 weeks, which gives you the chance to comprehend the amount of information given in the HLT54115 – Diploma of Nursing.
FACE TO FACE/ CLASSROOM:
The course is provided through teacher led classroom mode delivery. It would be delivered over 1695 hours including theory (20 contact hours per week at an IHNA campus), self-paced structured e-learning, simulation training (420 hours) and at least 480 hours of work based training / professional experience placement (PEP) over four semesters.
Besides the above structured learning, students are advised that they will be required to do approximate 10 hours per week of unstructured learning.
The simulation training is for review of the learning activities, practicing communication, work based skills, management skills and to undertake other assessments e.g.: group presentation/individual presentation.
This course will be delivered over 1695 hours, including theory, self-paced structured e-learning, simulation training (420 hours) and at least 480 hours of work based training / professional experience placement (PEP) over four semesters. The student opting blended form of delivery have to mandatorily attend 1 day of contact theory support sessions per week.
Blended students also need to complete 12 hours of structured e-learning per week. Besides the above structured learning, students are advised that they will be required to do approximate 10 hours per week of unstructured learning.
Students enrolling in blended mode of delivery will have the option to attend the orientation online or on-campus, which will cover campus, course, academic, online library orientation
Every semester there is an on-campus workshop. Workshops range from one to two weeks. The simulation work shop is for review of the learning activities in the classroom, practicing clinical nursing skills in the simulated nursing laboratory environment and undertaking medication calculation tests and other assessments e.g.: group presentation/individual presentation.
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.
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.
IHNA has partnered with Edith Cowan University to build pathways into our School of Nursing, and open the chance for students to further their education.
Visit the ECU website for further details.
For more information, please contact our admission consultants on 1800 22 52 83
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.
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.
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.
Assessment strategies are implemented for collecting evidence and making judgements about whether competency has been achieved by the learner.
The assessments confirm whether an individual can perform to the standards expected in the workplace, as expressed in the relevant endorsed unit of competency.
Assessment tools used include :
• Theory Assessments (TA)
• Unit Examination
• Simulation Based Assessments (SBA)
• Professional Experience Placement (PEP) Book
The HLT54115 – Diploma of Nursing has a total of 25 units;
• 20 Core Units
• 5 Elective 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|
|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|
The total tuition cost for International students for the HLT54115 – Diploma of Nursing
|Western Australia||AUD $30,000|
|New South Wales||AUD $30,000|
We have three campuses, Melbourne (Heidelberg), Perth and Sydney:
|Melbourne (Heidelberg) Campus
597-599, Upper Heidelberg Road,
Level 4, Carillon City Arcade,
Level 7, 33 Argyle Street,Parramatta,
Face to face Delivery
Online (Blended) Delivery
How To Apply?
The application process involves 5 steps:
application >> interview (plus Language, Literacy and Numeracy) >> offer letter >> payment >> and confirmation of enrolment.
Applicants must successfully complete each stage in order to enrol, Applicants can submit their initial application online by clicking ‘Apply Online’ button.
If you have any other questions, feel free to contact us on 1800 22 52 83 .
People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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