Did you know that nursing is one of Australia’s most in-demand fields? Get an idea for what’s involved in this challenging and rewarding career with Introduction to Nursing in Healthcare.
The Australian healthcare system ranks 9th in the world for its quality. Nurses play a crucial role in Australian healthcare and in this course you will learn about the Australian industry, rural health, speciality areas in the hospital sector, staffing requirements, and how individual team members contribute to a patient’s experience. You will also gain valuable insight into the predicted healthcare demands for the future and how these could impact healthcare.
An introduction to emergency care, including:
The different specialty areas in short-term or emergency care
The types of patients in specialty units
The role and purpose of the multidisciplinary team, including:
The role of each team member in relation to patient care
A nurse’s role within the interdisciplinary team
The structure and composition of the current Australian healthcare sector, including:
Healthcare funding and current demands
Starting a career in nursing, including:
What motivates people to work in healthcare
What is required to work in the healthcare sector
Steps that can be taken towards changing or starting a career in healthcare
This course requires approximately 2 – 4 hours of study per week, but can vary depending on the student. This includes watching videos, and taking quizzes and assessments. The total video time for this course is approximately 4 hours 20 minutes.
If you pass this course you’ll receive a Certificate of Achievement. While this certificate isn’t a formal qualification or credit, you can use it to demonstrate your interest in learning about this area to potential employers or educational institutions.