The Bachelor of Nursing offers an outstanding combination of practical training while building knowledge about health, diagnosis, care plan development, care delivery and disease. This course responds to contemporary nursing practice and builds knowledge and skills in professional nursing, biological sciences and social sciences. Students learn in state-of-the-art facilities with interactive models and simulation laboratories.
Graduates are equipped to apply sound evidence-based reasoning skills to their nursing practice, provide therapeutic care to patients, coordinate and lead nursing care to individuals and groups, and work independently as well as collaborate in multidisciplinary teams for effective, person-centred outcomes.
An opportunity for a specialised professional experience placement is offered in the final year of the course to expose students to career choices as a nurse.
The course is responsive to contemporary nursing practice and provides content and clinical experiences as follows:
Professional areas: nursing knowledge and development, critical thinking and analysis, provision and coordination of person-centred care, independent and collaborative care, primary health care, mental health, acute and complex care, chronic disease management, palliative care, leadership and care management, aged care.
Biological sciences: anatomy, physiology, patho-physiology and pharmacology.
Social sciences: Australian health care system, Indigenous studies, psychology and sociology for health sciences, legal and ethical studies and research methods.
Applicants must have achieved:
Recognised Countries means the following countries: Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Republic of Ireland, South Africa, UK and USA.
Please note, Rule 2 Schedule B test scores equivalencies do not apply to this course.
In order to register to practice, the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency [AHPRA]’s standards for English language must be met.
An applicant who has completed a Certificate III qualification will not be admitted solely on the basis of this qualification.