Re-entry to practice (RN)

Meet the requirements for Division One registration, allowing re-entry to nursing within the Australian healthcare context.

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Overview

LocationLa Trobe Rural Health School, Bendigo Campus
Start date/sTBC
Duration10 weeks
Prerequisite/sPrevious registration within Australia as a Registered Nurse Division One.
CertificationSuccessful completion of this program will provide participants with the necessary requirements to apply to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia for re-entry to the workforce as a Division One Registered Nurse.
Fee/sTBC

In this 10-week program students will be prepared to meet the requirements for Division One registration, allowing re-entry to nursing within the Australian health care context. Areas to be covered include the Australian health care system, clinical reasoning, communication in health care, law and ethics in Australian health care, risk management including infection control, mental health issues, medication management, caring for vulnerable groups and community nursing.

Assessment

  • Individual written assignment (1500 words) – 40%
  • 2 hour theoretical examination (2000 words equivalent) - 60%
  • Foundational clinical placement (2 weeks of placement - 1125 words equivalent)
  • Consolidation clinical placement (2 weeks of placement – 1125 words equivalent)

Clinical practicum

The program has a clinical hurdle component of 160 hrs.

Further information

Contact La Trobe Executive and Professional Education:

E: executive_professional_education@latrobe.edu.au

T: 1300 135 045

Registration

By completing the registration form you are expressing interest in attending a course and we will contact you shortly with further information.