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, to give you a unique study opportunity.

Gain the qualification HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing.

Graduate as an enrolled nurse with practical work experience and preferential employment options.

Course benefits

  • Clinical placement within a Ramsay Health Care facility at a range of locations across Queensland
  • Online study with TAFE Queensland at a time that suits you in your own home
  • Residential Schools with TAFE Queensland in specialised nursing labs with a range of locations (1 per semester)

You will gain experience in medical and surgical health related nursing care, in a variety of contexts including medical and surgical, rehabilitation, mental health and aged care.

The course includes a minimum of 400 hours clinical placement within a Ramsay Health Care facility.

Why choose TAFE Queensland

Vocational placement where you live
Your course includes vocational placement as close as possible to where you live with Ramsay Hospitals

Strong Employment Outcomes
4 out of 5 of our nursing graduates are working in the healthcare industry within 3 months of graduating.

TAFE Queensland is the place to go to get practical skills to do extraordinary things. Whether you are just starting out, changing careers or looking for a pathway to university, we have exciting options to meet your needs so you can Make Great Happen.

If you would like more information please contact us via phone 07 5581 8862 or email us today!

Course units HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete:

Core Units: 20
Elective Units: 5
Plus a minimum 400 hours of clinical placement

Work with diverse people
Core
Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
Core
Reflect on and improve own professional practice
Core
Confirm physical health status
Core
Analyse and respond to client health information
Core
Practise nursing within the Australian health care system
Core
Apply communication skills in nursing practice
Core
Perform clinical assessment and contribute to planning nursing care
Core
Implement, monitor and evaluate nursing care plans
Core
Contribute to nursing care of a person with complex needs
Core
Apply principles of wound management in the clinical environment
Core
Administer and monitor medicines and intravenous therapy
Core
Apply legal and ethical parameters to nursing practice
Core
Implement and monitor care for a person with mental health conditions
Core
Implement and monitor care for a person with acute health problems
Core
Implement and monitor care for a person with chronic health problems
Core
Implement and monitor care of the older person
Core
Apply nursing practice in the primary health care setting
Core
Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
Core
Follow safe work practices for direct client care
Core
Develop work priorities
Elective
Provide first aid
Elective
Research and apply evidence to practice
Elective
Apply a palliative approach in nursing practice
Elective
Implement and monitor care for a person with diabetes
Elective