Nursing courses

3.5 out of 5 from 2 reviews
1.5 years Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

This qualification will equip you with the essential nursing knowledge and skills that are required for eligibility for registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia as an enrolled nurse working under the supervision of a Registered Nurse. You will develop an appreciation for evidence-based nursing practice and will strengthen your clinical decision-making and reflective skills, your caring behaviours, and empathy for others across a range of health care settings and multidisciplinary teams.

Key features of the course
a commitment to quality in teaching for justice and equity and for the dignity of all people
industry current nursing staff to support you and your learning
promoting adult learning principles
learn through a combination of theoretical and simulation activities
access to our simulated clinical environments
learning outcomes to focus on person-centred care and holistic nursing practice
assessments combine written and online, case studies, tests, practical demonstrations in a simulated environment and on professional experience placement (PEP)
400 hours of PEP includes aged care, rehabilitation, sub-acute and acute care settings
access to a range of student activities in a university environment
access to free academic skills support, counselling and career advice
successful completion of the course leading to Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) registration as an enrolled nurse
pathway into ACU Bachelor of Nursing with credit for the first year of the degree.

Possible career paths include:

working as an enrolled nurse in an acute hospital, mental health, aged care, or community setting
registration with AHPRA on...

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Additional Information
Professional experience placement (PEP) 400 hours of PEP includes aged care, rehabilitation, sub-acute and acute care settings


Average ratings for Diploma of Nursing Australian Catholic University - ACU based on 2 reviews
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Student Reviews

January 2018
Year completed 2017

I would recommend it to a friend if you want to study nursing with a institution that has s good reputation however there was a lot of disorganisation and a lot of errors the admin team made with students results.

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January 2018
Year completed 2016

I wouldn’t recommend it to a friend due to the course administration and course co-ordination being unorganised and there was no consistency in how students were treated across the board. I found that they didn’t treat each student equally.

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