Bachelor of Nursing
DURATION: 3 years full time
ENTRY POINTS: February/July
LOCATION: Rockhampton, Bundaberg, Mackay
• Incorporates over 960 hours of clinical placement during the program.
• The right balance of theory and workplace learning opportunities to ensure work-ready graduates.
• Salaries for registered nurses range from $45 500 to $75 000 (AUD) and given the critical shortage here and throughout the world, employment prospects are ample.
A Bachelor of Nursing from CQUniversity will equip you with the theoretical, practical and research knowledge required to be a competent and effective nursing professional. In fact, our integrated clinical placement strategy is highly successful and offers placement across Australia. Throughout the entirety of the program, you carry out classroom or online and clinical placements within the same week, providing the right balance of theory and workplace learning opportunities to ensure highly employable, conﬁ dent and work-ready graduates.
On completing a Bachelor of Nursing and acquiring board accreditation, you can work as a Registered Nurse (RN) anywhere in Australia. Once qualiﬁed, RNs can choose from a number of nursing roles in the healthcare profession, including positions in public and private hospitals, general health services and other services in mental health, community health, residential care, indigenous health, remote and rural health and many other areas.
CQUniversity’s Bachelor of Nursing is accredited by the National Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia. Upon completion you will be eligible to apply to sit board exams for registration as a registered nurse.
If studying by distance education you will be required to attend a compulsory residential school.
As part of the three year program you will undertake approximately 960 hours of off-campus clinical placements.
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