Bachelor of Nursing Articulation Pathway for EN diploma

Bachelor of Nursing (Articulation Pathways for EN Diploma)

The Articulation pathway for Enrolled Nurses with the Diploma HLTEN51607 or HLTEN51612 into the Bachelor of Nursing program recognises the relevant prior educational achievements of the Enrolled Nurse and offers a reduced number of units in the formal curriculum, which contains all of the subjects mandated for nursing accreditation in Australia, while placing strong emphasis on clinical experience.

The course focuses on the nurse-patient relationship and is highly practical in its orientation. Nursing students undertake a comprehensive university program including specialist nursing studies, behavioural and health science, professional development and the compulsory Core Curriculum units. Students also undertake approximately 400 hours of clinical practice each year in a variety of hospital, community and primary health care settings, where they are mentored by experienced registered nurses and other health professionals.

The Fremantle campus offers a two-year Bachelor of Nursing (EN Articulation Pathway) for students who are eligible for registration as an Enrolled Nurse and have a diploma HLTEN51607 or HLTEN51612.


Prospective Students Office
Ph: 08 9433 0533
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Course Bachelor of Nursing Articulation Pathways for EN Diploma
Duration 2 yrs full-time
Practicum 826 hrs
Loan SchemeHECS-HELP/FEE-HELP
Campus Fremantle (also available at Broome)
Study Mode Full-time
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Outline of Studies

At the cornerstone of the Bachelor of Nursing degree at Notre Dame is a commitment to equipping students with the skills and confidence to work in a variety of health care settings upon graduation. This is facilitated by intensive practicum experiences totaling 826 hours throughout the degree.

The University of Notre Dame Australia accepts only a limited number of students into the Bachelor of Nursing course each year which enables all students to be placed in an appropriate hospital or health care setting for the practicum experience. The extensive support received from the nursing profession in Western Australia has enabled the course to be developed to meet and in many cases, exceed professional standards.

The Articulation pathway for Enrolled Nurses with the Diploma HLTEN51607 or HLTEN51612 into the Bachelor of Nursing program recognises the relevant prior educational achievements of the Enrolled Nurse and offers a reduced number of units in the formal curriculum, which contains all of the subjects mandated for nursing accreditation in Australia, while placing strong emphasis on clinical experience.

The course focuses on the nurse-patient relationship and is highly practical in its orientation. Nursing students undertake a comprehensive university program including specialist nursing studies, behavioural and health science, professional development and the compulsory Core Curriculum units. Students also undertake over 400 hours of clinical practice each year in a variety of hospital, community and primary health care settings, where they are mentored by experienced registered nurses and other health professionals.

Accreditation
A graduate will be eligible to register with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (Nursing) and become a practising Registered Nurse in any area of nursing as a beginning practitioner.
Career Opportunities
Bachelor of Nursing graduates will be eligible to become registered nurses with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and will be able to practise in most clinical settings. Graduates can practise in many different specialties and areas including:

  • aged care and community nursing
  • critical care
  • developmental disabilities
  • medical and surgical nursing
  • nursing specialties (e.g. urology, orthopaedics, oncology)
  • paediatrics
  • rehabilitation
  • research