Students begin enrolled nursing career
Hospitals and care facilities
throughout the New England and North West welcomed the news that 23 students
have commenced studying the Diploma in Enrolled Nursing at the TAFE New England
The intensive 18 month course combines
block attendance using the state of the art facilities at the Gunnedah campus,
online learning and 400 hours of clinical placement within local hospitals. The
students will balance work, study and their personal lives to achieve their
dream of becoming an enrolled nurse.
A feature of the facilities at the
Gunnedah campus is an interactive mannequin referred to as “Sin Man”. Sin Man
simulates life-like bodily functions, which allows students to practice
clinical nursing skills in a supervised environment before they commence their
TAFE New England teacher of nursing
and 2014 Teacher of the Year, Laurie Chaffey, was excited to welcome another
large class to the campus “We pride ourselves on being able to deliver the best
training in state of the art facilities to our students” Laurie said.
“Our well established health industry
networks ensures that our students develop the skills and knowledge that are
required by employers, and are job ready when they enter the workplace”, Laurie
Information regarding pathways into an
enrolled nursing career can be obtained from TAFE New England teaching staff on
1800 448 176.