Diploma of Nursing

Program Description

This qualification is nationally accredited and covers the role of an enrolled nurse working under supervision of a registered nurse. The qualification covers the application of skills and knowledge required to provide nursing care for people across the health sector. A lifespan approach underpins the qualification with relevant competencies that relate to the different stages of lie identified within the units.
Upon successful completion of the HLT54115 – Diploma of Nursing, you can apply for your registration as an enrolled nurse with Australian Health Practitioner regulation Agency (APHRA).


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Program Structure

Subject Code Subject Name
CHCDIV001Work with diverse people
CHCDIV002Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCPRP003Reflect on and improve own professional practice
HLTAAP002Confirm physical health status
HLTAAP003Analyse and respond to client health information
HLTENN001Practise nursing within the Australian health care system
HLTENN002Apply communication skills in nursing practice
HLTENN003Perform clinical assessment and contribute to planning nursing care
HLTENN004Implement, monitor and evaluate nursing care plans
HLTENN005Contribute to nursing care of a person with complex needs
HLTENN006Apply principles of wound management in the clinical environment
HLTENN007Administer and monitor medicines and intravenous therapy
HLTENN008Apply legal and ethical parameters to nursing practice
HLTENN009Implement and monitor care for a person with mental health conditions
HLTENN011Implement and monitor care for a person with acute health problems
HLTENN012Implement and monitor care for a person with chronic health problems
HLTENN013Implement and monitor care of the older person
HLTENN015Apply nursing practice in the primary health care setting
HLTINF001Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
HLTWHS002Follow safe work practices for direct client care
Elective units
CHCCCS027Visit client residence
CHCCOM005Communicate and work in the health or community services
CHCLLN001Respond to client language, literacy and numeracy needs
CHCPOL003Research and apply evidence to practice
HLTAHA023Support the provision of basic nutrition advice and education
HLTAID003Provide first aid
HLTAID006Provide advanced first aid
HLTENN010Apply a palliative approach in nursing practice
HLTENN014Contribute to maternal and infant health care
HLTENN025Implement and monitor care for a person with diabetes
HLTINF003Implement and monitor infection prevention and control policy and procedures
HLTOHC001Recognise and respond to oral health issues
HLTOHC002Inform and support patients and groups about oral health
HLTOHC003Apply and manage use of basic oral health products
HLTOHC004Provide or assist with oral hygiene
HLTWHS003Maintain work health and safety
HLTWHS006Manage personal stressors in the work environment
BSBLDR403Lead team effectiveness
BSBWOR404Develop work priorities
TAEDEL402APlan, organise and facilitate learning in the workplace

Possible Job Outcomes

Work as an Enrolled Nurse at:
• A Hospital
• Aged Care Facility
• Rehabilitation Centre
• GP Clinic
• Community Care Facility