This course provides the skills and knowledge to work as an enrolled nurse (EN) under the supervision of the registered nurse (RN) in various health care settings which includes acute care, aged care, community care, rehabilitation and mental health.
You will gain skills and knowledge to participate in a multidisciplinary team to assist an individual to meet their needs, provide holistic approach in care including planning, delivering and monitoring in collaboration with registered nurse and other health practitioners, relate to the concepts of the person, their environment and health to the safe and effective practice of nursing, practice in a culturally appropriate manner to meet the physical, psychosocial, emotional and mental health needs of an individual, practice in a safe and competent manner, and engage in reflective practice, nursing research and critically analyses and applies evidence based practice to nursing care.
This course is delivered in a blended learning mode, on campus, on-line and in facilities, and is a full time course over 18-24 months. To be awarded a HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing qualification, you are required to complete all 25 units of competency satisfactorily and complete a minimum of 440 hours of professional experience. After being awarded a HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing qualification you are eligible to apply for registration as an Enrolled Nurse with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency.
The Nursing and Midwifery Board have English Language Skill requirements for registration as an Enrolled Nurse.This course is suitable for people who want to work as an enrolled nurse in the health sector.
VET Student Loans (VSL) are available to eligible applicants.
This course is subsidised by Jobs and Skills WA for people living in the Kimberley region of Western Australia. Please note that access to subsidised training is subject to availability.