Hunter TAFE

Diploma of Nursing

HLT54115

Newcastle

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 Hunter TAFE

  • $4,420*

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  • Gov. subsidised (NSW)

    Additional fees may apply

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    • Duration
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  • Newcastle

    • TBA

    • Full time

    • In class

    In class Full time

  • $16,300*

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  • Full price

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Newcastle

    • TBA

    • Full time

    • In class

    In class Full time

*Verified January 22, 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
Check with Provider

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

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 Hunter TAFE, 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.

Elective Units for this course and provider may be changing. Check with provider before enrolling.

Course Provider

Hunter TAFE is one of the largest and oldest TAFE institutes in NSW. It's one of 10 large institutes that provide TAFE coverage across NSW, and offers vocational training and higher education to Australian and international students from 15 campuses throughout the Hunter.

It also provides a range of student services including careers, counselling, pathways and disability services. It also offers onsite accommodation at the Kurri Kurri and Muswellbrook campuses.

Campus locations include Belmont, Cessnock, Glendale, Gosford, Hamilton, Newcastle, Kurri Kurri, Maitland, Muswellbrook, Ourimbah, Scone, Singleton, Tomaree and Wyong.

Registered
1998
Courses
555
Provider Type
Government
Restrictions

No Restrictions