TAFE Queensland has partnered with Ramsay Health Care, Australia’s largest private hospital operator and one of the top five private hospital operators in the world giving you a unique opportunity to study the Diploma of Nursing (HLT54115).
When you choose to study Nursing through this partnership, you will benefit from a combination of online theoretical study, hands-on practical training and organised vocational placement within the Ramsay Health Care network. Mixed mode study gives you the added flexibility you may need to complete your qualification in your own time, at your own pace. TAFE Queensland students also have free access to the online, after hours support service, Studiosity.
This course is delivered over 18 months and consists of online theoretical study with TAFE Queensland, Residential schools (1 per semester) in state-of-the-art simulated nursing labs and clinical placement within a Ramsay Health Care facility. Upon successful completion of this course, you will be eligible to apply for registration with the AHPRA Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia as an Enrolled Nurse.
Students will gain a minimum of 400 successfully completed hours of clinical placement experience within a Ramsay Health Care facility. Students will leave TAFE Queensland with experience in health-related nursing care in a variety of contexts including medical and surgical, rehabilitation, mental health and aged care.
It is expected that full-time students will need to commit to approximately 30-35 hours per week or the equivalent of 4 days per week to study. Upon successful completion, you will be eligible to apply for registration with the AHPRA Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia as an Enrolled Nurse
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Study the Diploma of Nursing (HLT54115) with Greenslopes Private Hospital in Brisbane. Greenslopes Private Hospital and TAFE Queensland have partnered to deliver an integrated and innovative Nursing program. The course is delivered with theoretical study and practical on campus learning at Greenslopes Private Hospital, which enables students to put what they have learnt in the classroom into practice.
The Diploma offers on campus and online learning giving students maximum flexibility.
The course is 18 months in duration and upon successful completion students will receive a nationally recognised qualification allowing them to apply for registration with AHPRA (Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency) as an Enrolled Nurse Division 2 within Australia. Students are required to attend theoretical classes (at Greenslopes Private Hospital) two days per week for approximately the first 17 weeks. After this, classes reduce to 1 day per week. Students are also required to complete online self-directed learning. The course is a full-time study load.
During vocational placement students will be required to attend two days per week, giving them approximately 440 successfully completed hours of placement. Students will have the opportunity to learn in areas such as orthopaedics, urology, general surgical, general medical, rehabilitation, mental health, emergency, coronary care, oncology, neurology, gynaecology and perioperative. All teachers are practising professionals that have current knowledge and experience within the industry.
Upon successful completion of the course, students may be offered employment within the hospital. Graduates have the knowledge and experience working within the hospital and are strongly aligned with the hospitals policies and procedures. This study model gives graduates confidence and familiarity within a workplace for when they finish their studies.