Subjects

Total number of units = 10

3 core units

7 elective units, consisting of:

units required for 1 specialisation as detailed below

up to 2 units from the electives listed below, or any endorsed Training Package or accredited course these units must be relevant to the work outcome

Packaging Rules for each specialisation:

5 Group A electives, including add topic HLTENN007 , add topic HLTENN023 and add topic HLTENN024 , must be selected for award of the Advanced Diploma of Nursing (Acute care)

All Group B electives must be selected for award of the Advanced Diploma of Nursing (Aged care and individual support work)

All Group C electives must be selected for award of the Advanced Diploma of Nursing (Critical care)

5 Group D electives, including add topic CHCMHS005 , add topic CHCMHS006 and add topic HLTENN031 , must be selected for award of the Advanced Diploma of Nursing (Mental health)

All Group E electives must be selected for award of the Advanced Diploma of Nursing (Perioperative)

All Group F electives must be selected for award of the Advanced Diploma of Nursing (Renal care)

5 Group G electives, including add topic HLTENN007 , add topic HLTENN016 and add topic HLTENN032 , must be selected for award of the Advanced Diploma of Nursing (Rural and remote)

All electives chosen must contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.

Core units

add topic HLTENN020

Conduct clinical assessments

add topic HLTENN033

Research and report on nursing trends and practice

add topic HLTENN034

Contribute to the improvement of clinical practice

Elective units

Group A electives ACUTE CARE specialisation

add topic HLTENN007

Administer and monitor medicines and intravenous therapy

add topic HLTENN010

Apply a palliative approach in nursing practice

add topic HLTENN017

Apply nursing practice in the orthopaedic care setting

add topic HLTENN018

Apply nursing practice in the rehabilitation care setting

add topic HLTENN023

Apply nursing practice in the respiratory care setting

add topic HLTENN024

Apply nursing practice in the cardiovascular care setting

add topic HLTENN025

Implement and monitor care for a person with diabetes

add topic HLTENN028

Apply nursing practice in the paediatric care setting

Group B electives AGED CARE AND INDIVIDUAL SUPPORT specialisation

add topic CHCAGE005

Provide support to people living with dementia

add topic CHCCSM002

Implement case management practice

add topic CHCDIS010

Provide person-centred services to people with disability with complex needs

add topic HLTENN010

Apply a palliative approach in nursing practice

add topic HLTENN029

Apply nursing practice in contemporary aged care settings

Group C electives CRITICAL CARE specialisation

add topic HLTENN007

Administer and monitor medicines and intravenous therapy

add topic HLTENN016

Apply nursing practice in the emergency care setting

add topic HLTENN021

Apply nursing practice in the critical care setting

add topic HLTENN023

Apply nursing practice in the respiratory care setting

add topic HLTENN024

Apply nursing practice in the cardiovascular care setting

Group D electives MENTAL HEALTH specialisation

add topic CHCCCS019

Recognise and respond to crisis situations

add topic CHCCCS003

Increase the safety of individuals at risk of suicide

add topic CHCCSM002

Implement case management practice

add topic CHCMHS005

Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues

add topic CHCMHS006

Facilitate the recovery process with the person, family and carers

add topic HLTENN031

Apply nursing practice in contemporary mental health care settings

Group E electives PERIOPERATIVE specialisation

add topic HLTENN007

Administer and monitor medicines and intravenous therapy

add topic HLTENN023

Apply nursing practice in the respiratory care setting

add topic HLTENN024

Apply nursing practice in the cardiovascular care setting

add topic HLTENN026

Apply nursing practice in the perioperative care setting

add topic HLTINF003

Implement and monitor infection prevention and control policies and procedures

Group F electives RENAL CARE specialisation

add topic CHCCSM002

Implement case management practice

add topic HLTENN007

Administer and monitor medicines and intravenous therapy

add topic HLTINF003

Implement and monitor infection prevention and control policy and procedures

add topic HLTRNL001

Support a person with chronic kidney disease

add topic HLTRNL002

Provide care and support to a person undergoing renal replacement therapy

Group G electives RURAL AND REMOTE specialisation

add topic CHCMHS005

Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues

add topic HLTENN007

Administer and monitor medicines and intravenous therapy

add topic HLTENN016

Apply nursing practice in the emergency care setting

add topic HLTENN032

Apply nursing practice in the rural and remote setting

add topic HLTENN014

Contribute to maternal and infant health care

add topic HLTENN015

Apply nursing practice in the primary health care setting

Other electives

add topic CHCAOD004

Assess needs of clients with alcohol and other drugs issues

add topic CHCAOD005

Provide alcohol and other drugs withdrawal services

add topic CHCAOD008

Provide advanced interventions to meet the needs of clients with alcohol and other drugs issues

add topic CHCCCS014

Provide brief interventions

add topic CHCCSM005

Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management

add topic CHCDIS003

Support community participation and social inclusion

add topic CHCDIS006

Develop and promote positive person-centred behaviour support

add topic CHCDIS007

Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability

add topic CHCDIS009

Facilitate ongoing skills development using a person-centred approach

add topic CHCMGT003

Lead the work team

add topic HLTADM001

Administer and coordinate Telehealth services

add topic HLTAID005

Provide first aid in remote situations

add topic HLTAID007

Perform advanced resuscitation

add topic HLTENN019

Apply nursing practice in sexual and reproductive health care

add topic HLTENN022

Contribute to the registration, eligibility and assessment of donors

add topic HLTENN027

Apply nursing practice in the hyperbaric environment

add topic HLTENN030

Implement and monitor care of a person with a stoma

add topic HLTHPS008

Provide clinical mentoring in the work environment

add topic HLTHPS009

Perform peripheral intravenous cannulation

add topic HLTWHS004

Manage work health and safety

add topic HLTWHS006

Manage personal stressors in the work environment


Entry Requirements

Entry to this qualification is open to individuals who are currently working in Australia as an enrolled nurse and hold current registration as an enrolled nurse without notation with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia www.nursingmidwiferyboard.gov.au

No other licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication