Australian Catholic University

Diploma of Nursing

HLT54115

Ararat, Ballarat, Melbourne

This diploma delivers essential learning required to work in a range of healthcare facilities with exposure to patient management, medication and clinical nursing duties.

There are multiple ways to study Diploma of Nursing with Australian Catholic University

  • $9,000*

    + $600 fees

  • Compare

  • Gov. subsidised (VIC)

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Melbourne

    • July 2017

    • Full time (18 months), Part time (2 years, 3 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (18 months), Part time (2 years, 3 months)

  • Ararat

    • February 2018

    • Full time (18 months), Part time (2 years, 3 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (18 months), Part time (2 years, 3 months)

  • Ballarat

    • February 2018

    • Full time (18 months), Part time (2 years, 3 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (18 months), Part time (2 years, 3 months)

  • Melbourne

    • February 2018

    • Full time (18 months), Part time (2 years, 3 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (18 months), Part time (2 years, 3 months)

  • $19,595*

    + $600 fees

  • Compare

  • Full price

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Melbourne

    • July 2017

    • Full time (18 months), Part time (2 years, 3 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (18 months), Part time (2 years, 3 months)

  • Ararat

    • February 2018

    • Full time (18 months), Part time (2 years, 3 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (18 months), Part time (2 years, 3 months)

  • Ballarat

    • February 2018

    • Full time (18 months), Part time (2 years, 3 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (18 months), Part time (2 years, 3 months)

  • Melbourne

    • February 2018

    • Full time (18 months), Part time (2 years, 3 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (18 months), Part time (2 years, 3 months)

*Verified June 16, 2017. Prices and fees are advertised by the provider and may be estimates only. Prices and fees can vary or change. Please check with the provider before enrolling. To learn more, read our editorial policy.

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How it works

Entry Requirements
Year 12, Language literacy and numeracy

One, some or all of these entry requirements must be met. Check with the provider before enrolling.

Recognition
Nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework.
Assessment
Coursework, assessment
Work Placement
Practical placement

Course Overview

By completing this qualification successfully you’ll acquire skills and knowledge that prepare you for employment in one of the roles listed below.
  • Enrolled Nurse

Course Content

To obtain a Diploma of Nursing with Australian Catholic University, you’ll need to complete some or all of the following units of study successfully. Units may vary or change so check with the provider before enrolling.

A total of 25 Study Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

Core Units

20 Core Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Work with diverse people
    CHCDIV001

  • Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
    CHCDIV002

  • Reflect on and improve own professional practice
    CHCPRP003

  • Confirm physical health status
    HLTAAP002

  • Analyse and respond to client health information
    HLTAAP003

  • Practise nursing within the Australian health care system
    HLTENN001

  • Apply communication skills in nursing practice
    HLTENN002

  • Perform clinical assessment and contribute to planning nursing care
    HLTENN003

  • Implement, monitor and evaluate nursing care plans
    HLTENN004

  • Contribute to nursing care of a person with complex needs
    HLTENN005

  • Apply principles of wound management in the clinical environment
    HLTENN006

  • Administer and monitor medicines and intravenous therapy
    HLTENN007

  • Apply legal and ethical parameters to nursing practice
    HLTENN008

  • Implement and monitor care for a person with mental health conditions
    HLTENN009

  • Implement and monitor care for a person with acute health problems
    HLTENN011

  • Implement and monitor care for a person with chronic health problems
    HLTENN012

  • Implement and monitor care of the older person
    HLTENN013

  • Apply nursing practice in the primary health care setting
    HLTENN015

  • Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
    HLTINF001

  • Follow safe work practices for direct client care
    HLTWHS002

Elective Units

5 Elective Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Develop work priorities
    BSBWOR404

  • Provide first aid
    HLTAID003

  • Apply a palliative approach in nursing practice
    HLTENN010

  • Implement and monitor care for a person with diabetes
    HLTENN025

  • Manage personal stressors in the work environment
    HLTWHS006

Course Provider

Australian Catholic University (ACU) is a not-for-profit university that's open to people of all beliefs as well as international students.

Learning is anchored under four main faculties - Learning is Education and Arts - Law and Business - Health Sciences - Theology and Philosophy

ACU has seven campuses in Adelaide, Ballarat, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, North Sydney, Strathfield. It also has a learning centre in Rome, Italy.

Registered
1996
Courses
16
Provider Type
Religious
Restrictions

No Restrictions