HLT54115 – Diploma of Nursing – 096431E (Superseded)
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.
To be eligible to apply for registration as an enrolled nurse and to practice in Australia, you must complete a Diploma of Nursing program accredited by the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council (ANMAC) and approved as ‘an approved program of study’ by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA ) in accordance with the Enrolled Nurse Accreditation Standards. Visit https://www.ahpra.gov.au/Accreditation/Approved-Programs-of-Study.aspx?ref=Nurse&Type=General&div=Enrolled Nurse (Division 2) to confirm your chosen Registered Training Organisation (RTO) holds the necessary accreditation.
Note that the scope of practice for enrolled nurses is determined by state and territory legislative requirements and the policies and procedures of the employing organisation. Users of this qualification must refer to those instruments in the development of training and assessment strategies.
- 104 Weeks including 10 weeks of Clinical placement & term breaks
- To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 400 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of Units of Competency.
Level 5 & 9, 341-345 Queen Street,
Melbourne VIC 3000
25 units of competency are required for this qualification, which includes 20 Core units and 5 Electives.
|Core Units – 20|
|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|
|HLTENN035||Practise nursing within the Australian health care system|
|HLTENN036||Apply communication skills in nursing practice|
|HLTENN037||Perform clinical assessment and contribute to planning nursing care|
|HLTENN038||Implement, monitor and evaluate nursing care plans|
|HLTENN039||Apply principles of wound management in the clinical environment|
|HLTENN040||Administer and monitor medicines and intravenous therapy|
|HLTENN041||Apply legal and ethical parameters to nursing practice|
|HLTENN042||Implement and monitor care for a person with mental health condition|
|HLTENN068||Implement and monitor care for a person with acute health problems|
|HLTENN043||Contribute to nursing care of a person with complex needs|
|HLTENN044||Implement and monitor care for a person with chronic health problems|
|HLTENN045||Implement and monitor care of the older person|
|HLTENN047||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 – 5|
|BSBLDR414||Lead team effectiveness|
|HLTWHS006||Manage personal stressors in the work environment|
|CHCPOL003||Research and apply evidence to practice|
|HLTENN057||Contribute to nursing care of a person with diabetes|
|BSBMED301||Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately|
- AUD 32,000 (Fees include Administration Fee, Material Fee and Clinical Placement Fee)
*Fees are subject to change
*Confirmation of enrolment is subject to approval.
- 18 years or older upon commencement of the course.
- A police check, a Working With Children Check and Immunisations are required for clinical placement.
- Documentation according to DIBP requirements
- Provide evidence of meeting at least one of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) English language standards prior to enrolment:
- Advanced Diploma of Nursing
- Bachelor of Nursing
Graduates of this course, once registered as an Enrolled Nurse with AHPRA, NMBA will have possible employment opportunities as an Enrolled Nurse in a range of health care settings either within a hospital or community setting including but not limited to:
- Acute care
- Aged care
- Mental health
- Community nursing