Our courses information
Our courses offer the right balance of practical knowledge and academic excellence and a wide range of study options.
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Bachelor of Science (Nursing) Bachelor of Science (Midwifery)
Offers an innovative and broad study approach, preparing students for flexible career options in dynamic healthcare settings.
This comprehensive course is unique in WA in preparing graduates for beginning level practice in both midwifery and nursing, and provides students with the knowledge and skills to deliver high quality care within the healthcare environment.
This course has been approved as a pathway for registration as a nurse and midwife by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.
Students are required to complete practicum placement(s) as part of this course.
Additional Course Information
To fulfill the University's reporting obligation to the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA), names of students undertaking this course will be provided to AHPRA and listed with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia for the purposes of student registration
To be able to undertake clinical practice and fulfil their duty of care, students are required to complete risk management protocols on commencement of the course and carry out amendments in subsequent semesters as appropriate.
Risk management protocols include, but are not restricted to:
- Certificate of National Police Clearance
- Department of Health (WA) Criminal Screening
- Current Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR): initial certification required plus annual renewal of certification courses, available via ECU provider
- Current Manual Handling Certification: initial certification required plus annual renewal of certification courses, available via ECU provider
- Evidence of immunisation status as per the Department of Health schedule
- Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) clearance if worked in, or been admitted to, a health facility outside of Western Australia in the 12 months prior to enrolment
- Working with Children Check
Registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia
In order for students to gain eligibility to register with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, students will be required to:
- undertake their final semester continuous practice within six months prior to course completion.
- adhere to the policy relating to English Language minimum requirements for registration as a nurse and midwife in Australia.
The Bachelor of Science (Nursing) is also available in this discipline.