Aged Care Nursing Clinical Placements Program

This program provides Bachelor and Master Nursing students with high-quality clinical placements in the care and support sector.

About the program

Bachelor and Master of nursing students must complete a minimum of 800 hours of clinical placement throughout their course.

This program supports Bachelor and Master of Nursing students with high-quality clinical placements in the care and support sector, including:

  • aged care
  • veterans’ care
  • disability support.

Students in the program will be supported by a program specialist clinical facilitator. All nursing students will be able to access the Aged Care Knowledge Hub, providing free resources to help students on placement.

We have contracted five organisations to deliver this program nationally.

Organisation State
A consortium led by the University of Canberra with the University of Wollongong, Edith Cowan University and Curtin University ACT, NSW, WA
Australian Primary Health Care Nurses Association, APNA ACT, NSW, QLD, VIC, TAS, NT
Brightwater Care Group WA
Hunter Primary Care (Hunter New England and Central Coast Region) NSW
Pop-Up Health  SA

Why this program is important

The Clinical Placements Program will raise student awareness of the rewarding career opportunities in the care and support sector. This creates new opportunities for registered nurses to enter the care and support sector in the early stages of their career.

Program timeframe

The program is open until December 2024.

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