The course, also known as IRON or Bridging program, is accessible to all overseas Qualified Nurses wishing to nurse in Australia who have been recommended by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency for eligibility.
The aim of this course is to assist overseas Qualified Nurses to embrace the knowledge and skills required to work as a Registered Nurse in Australia and provide support in the transition from nursing in their country of origin to nursing in Australia.
Entry Program for Internationally Qualified Nurses -Registered Nurse (EPIQ-RN) also known as IRON Program.
EPIQ program is designed in two modules. An academic learning program followed by a clinical learning program. The academic learning program is over 4 weeks. It includes class room tutorials, on line and e-learning, simulated learning, student presentations, group activities, assignments and class tests.
The clinical learning program is facilitated in an acute healthcare facility over 6 weeks (maximum 8 weeks). Students will be supported by a preceptor who is an experienced Registered Nurse (RN) and also by one of SCHN clinical facilitators.
Desc - EPIQ Admission - Registered Nurse program which offers suitably qualified overseas trained nurses an opportunity to complete the requirements of registration with the AHPRA.