Institute of Health and Nursing Australia

Institute of Health and Nursing Australia

DEEP-RN Program (Diploma Extended Education Pathway to Registered Nurse Program)

The Institute of Health and Nursing Australia (IHNA) is a leading provider of quality education and training in Australian healthcare. With comprehensive, clinically-relevant courses, programs, and learning paths that are designed to optimise quality patient care and streamline operational processes, IHNA is a dynamic and quality-driven institution with a deep commitment to continuous improvement. IHNA’s primary focus and expertise is in the areas of nursing, health and community services such as aged care, disability support and early childhood education and care; with research and development underway into new areas such as health management and English Language studies. IHNA strives to serve the community by developing, implementing and delivering courses and professional development programs of exceptional quality that follow the needs of industry and equip healthcare professionals to achieve their highest potential.

Selected University details

  • Institute of Health and Nursing Australia
  • Duration : 2.5 years
  • Delivery mode : On campus/Blended
Entry criteria

Declaration for English requirements of AHPRA for registration through Extended Education Pathway

The NMBA Registration Standards for English Language Skills (March 2019) offer extended education pathway for nurses. This requirement includes five years of full-time study in vocational education and higher education. The Diploma Extended Education Pathway – RN Program is a package program covering Entry care skillset program, Certificate IV in Ageing Support, Diploma of Nursing and Bachelor of Nursing program. The extended pathway program comes with a 2-year stay back in Australia.

IHNA is approved by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) and accredited by the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council (ANMAC) to deliver the newly released course.

Upon successful registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) as a Registered nurse you may gain employment in various healthcare facilities, which may include:

  • Medical centres
  • Hospitals- private and government
  • Training resource centres
  • Day respite centres
  • Open employment services
  • Rehabilitation centres
  • Residential group homes
  • Palliative Care
  • Aged Care
  • Other community settings and clients’ homes
  • Intensive care units or in Specialty departments Including
    • Cardiac care
    • Paediatrics
    • Neonatal units
    • Trauma and burn units

To be able to apply for the DEEP-RN program, students will be required:

  • To successfully complete year 12
  • Provide a signed statutory declaration for English requirement for APHRA registration stating that they are pursuing an extended education pathway package
  • Get entry into care skillset – Certificate III in Individual Support in India, followed by Certificate IV in Ageing Support (1 year) and Diploma of Nursing 1.5 years in Australia

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INR 5900.00