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HLT64115 Advanced Diploma of Nursing

This qualification reflects the role of enrolled nurses with advanced skills who work in a specialised area of nursing practice. At this level, enrolled nurses integrate and adapt specialised, technical and theoretical knowledge to address a diverse range of clinical situations and challenges in their area of specialisation.

Duration

Full Time
40 Weeks

Mode of Study

On Campus

Assessment

Assessment is both formative and summative may include a combination of: Questioning, Scenarios, Role play/ simulation,quizzes, Case studies, Projects, Research, Skills assessment and Observation in the workplace.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

A student may be entitled to gain unit of competency credits or recognition, if what they have learned at work, from other programs, courses, from life experience or training provided at work is relevant to the course. SCEI recognises the AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by other registered training organisations. RPL or CT will not be granted for any work placement undertaken previously as part of an accredited or non-accredited course of study.  It is a requirement that all students complete the minimum of 72 hours of industry work placement for this qualification.

Entry Requirements

Currently working in Australia as an enrolled nurse and hold current registration as an enrolled nurse without notation with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia www.nursingmidwiferyboard.gov.au

Additional Requirements

  • Hold or undertake National Police Record Check
  • Hold or undertake Working with Children Check
  • Immunisation record

Immunisation

Immunisation is the responsibility of the student. It is recommended that an informed, individual choice is made about this matter. Students should refer to a General Practitioner of their choice for discussion and advice.

Students will come into contact with a large variety of clients while attending professional experience. Some clients may have a communicable disease. Nurses are categorised as a Category A Health Care Worker. These workers are defined as being at risk of exposure to contaminated blood and body fluids (DoH, 2010).

For the protection of students and of potential clients, evidence of immunisation status is required from a General Practitioner prior to commencement of Professional Practice Experience. For further information on recommended immunisation for Category A Health Care Workers, please refer to the Department of Health website at: http://www.health.vic.gov.au/immunisation.

Further Study Pathways

After achieving HLT64115 Advanced Diploma of Nursing, students may continue their studies by enrolling in the following course at a: Bachelor of Nursing

Employment Opportunities

Enrolled nurses with advanced skills to work in a specialised area of nursing practice. At this level, enrolled nurses integrate and adapt specialised, technical and theoretical knowledge to address a diverse range of clinical situations and challenges in their area of specialisation. They contribute to the continuous improvement of clinical practice using research and participation in broader organisational quality processes.

Core Units

HLTENN020 Conduct clinical assessments
HLTENN033 Research and report on nursing trends and practice
HLTENN034 Contribute to the improvement of clinical practice

Elective Units

CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia
CHCCSM002 Implement case management practice
CHCDIS010 Provide person-centred services to people with disability with complex needs
HLTENN010 Apply a palliative approach in nursing practice
HLTENN029 Apply nursing practice in the contemporary aged care setting
CHCCCS006 Facilitate individual service planning and delivery
CHCDIS006 Develop and promote positive person-centred behaviour supports

 

*Elective units have been selected by SCEI in consultation with industry experts and are a reduced list from the qualification packaging rules specified electives list.

- HLT64115 Advanced Diploma of Nursing

Cricos: 094036K

This qualification reflects the role of enrolled nurses with advanced skills who work in a specialised area of nursing practice. At this level, enrolled nurses integrate and adapt specialised, technical and theoretical knowledge to address a diverse range of clinical situations and challenges in their area of specialisation.

Duration

Full Time
40 Weeks

Mode of Study

On Campus

Assessment

Assessment is both formative and summative may include a combination of: Questioning, Scenarios, Role play/ simulation,quizzes, Case studies, Projects, Research, Skills assessment and Observation in the workplace.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

A student may be entitled to gain unit of competency credits or recognition, if what they have learned at work, from other programs, courses, from life experience or training provided at work is relevant to the course. SCEI recognises the AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by other registered training organisations. RPL or CT will not be granted for any work placement undertaken previously as part of an accredited or non-accredited course of study.  It is a requirement that all students complete the minimum of 72 hours of industry work placement for this qualification.

Entry Requirements

Currently working in Australia as an enrolled nurse and hold current registration as an enrolled nurse without notation with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia www.nursingmidwiferyboard.gov.au

Additional Requirements

  • Hold or undertake National Police Record Check
  • Hold or undertake Working with Children Check
  • Immunisation Record

Immunisation

Immunisation is the responsibility of the student. It is recommended that an informed, individual choice is made about this matter. Students should refer to a General Practitioner of their choice for discussion and advice.

Students will come into contact with a large variety of clients while attending professional experience. Some clients may have a communicable disease. Nurses are categorised as a Category A Health Care Worker. These workers are defined as being at risk of exposure to contaminated blood and body fluids (DoH, 2010).

For the protection of students and of potential clients, evidence of immunisation status is required from a General Practitioner prior to commencement of Professional Practice Experience. For further information on recommended immunisation for Category A Health Care Workers, please refer to the Department of Health website at: http://www.health.vic.gov.au/immunisation.

Further Study Pathways

After achieving HLT64115 Advanced Diploma of Nursing (Enrolled-Division 2 nursing) students may continue their studies by enrolling in the following course: Bachelor of Nursing 

Employment Opportunities

Enrolled nurses with advanced skills to work in a specialised area of nursing practice. At this level, enrolled nurses integrate and adapt specialised, technical and theoretical knowledge to address a diverse range of clinical situations and challenges in their area of specialisation. They contribute to the continuous improvement of clinical practice using research and participation in broader organisational quality processes.

Core Units

HLTENN020 Conduct clinical assessments
HLTENN033 Research and report on nursing trends and practice
HLTENN034 Contribute to the improvement of clinical practice

Elective Units

CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia
CHCCSM002 Implement case management practice
CHCDIS010 Provide person-centred services to people with disability with complex needs
HLTENN010 Apply a palliative approach in nursing practice
HLTENN029 Apply nursing practice in the contemporary aged care setting
CHCCCS006 Facilitate individual service planning and delivery
CHCDIS006 Develop and promote positive person-centred behaviour supports

 

*Elective units have been selected by SCEI in consultation with industry experts and are a reduced list from the qualification packaging rules specified electives list.