Nursing courses

Diploma of Nursing TAFE NSW

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

This course provides the skills and knowledge to work as an enrolled nurse under the supervision of the registered nurse in a variety of settings including acute, aged care, community, rehabilitation and mental health. It will provide the theoretical and practical skills to:
- relate the concepts of the person, environment and health to the safe and effective practice of nursing
- participate in a multidisciplinary team to assist the individual to meet their needs
- practise in a safe and culturally competent manner to meet the physical, psychosocial, emotional and mental health needs of individuals
- practice within the nursing professional standards, codes of practice and state legislation
- develop, monitor and maintain a holistic plan of care in collaboration with the RN, multidisciplinary team
- demonstrate effective communication and documentation skills in a variety of healthcare settings
- participate in professional development of self
- practise within safety standards and quality improvement guidelines
- engage in reflective practice, nursing research and critically analyse and apply evidence based practice to nursing care
Careers

Enrolled nurses can work in general or specialised health care facilities including acute (hospital), care, medical centres, community, mental health, rural and...

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Additional Information

To complete the Diploma of Nursing students are required to successfully complete all units and complete a minimum of 400hrs of unpaid professional...

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Ratings

Average ratings for Diploma of Nursing TAFE NSW based on 2 reviews
Rating
4.0
Job prospects
4.5
Teachers
4.0
Course work
4.5
Time worthy
4.0
Money Worthy
4.0



Student Reviews

April 2018
Year completed 2018

Positives: It puts me where I want to be and gives me an entry point into uni, there’s a lot of practical work as I got to a nursing based Tafe so there’s really good facilities

Negatives: My lecturer and the fact that it’s competency based so I have to get 100%

My advice to future students is: Study before the course s...

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April 2018
Year completed 2019

Positives: Tafe gives more individual support compared to uni (I’ve been to uni) and because it’s Tafe it’s a mix of people

Negatives: 4 days a week, long placements, expensive

My advice to future students is: Study hard, pay on time, pay attention in class and do extra work outside of class

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