Why Study Nursing?
It is one of the most demanding and highly respected fields across the world today. Nurses save and improve lives as front-line members of the health care delivery team. Under the current setting, the workforce planning projects about the demand of 123,000 nurses by 2030 in Australia.
The nursing profession is the largest single health profession in Australia. Nursing has been recognized as a noble profession, which is focused on health care of the community and individuals. Nurses save and improve lives as front-line members of the health care delivery team. Under the current setting, the workforce planning projects about the demand of 123,000 nurses by 2030 in Australia. The nurses can work in diverse range of settings with other medical staff, including, hospitals, medical centers, residential facilities, social development initiatives, research & development, general practices and more.With a large demand in healthcare sector, qualified nurses are included in the Australian Skilled Occupations List. Considerately, the nurses can also apply for Permanent Residency with relevant educational background and required work experience.
Pathway to Australian Permanent Residency
The demand for international nurses is currently high and this trend is only getting better until 2030. Nursing occupations constantly listed in MLTSSL / STSOL and ROL lists which means the chances of obtaining Permanent Residency is higher for nursing than most other professions. An assessment procedure by a relevant recognized authority is required as a part of visa application towards permanent residency in Australia.
Achieve a qualification in Nursing (Diploma / Bachelors / Masters)
Get your skill assessment from ANMAC
Get the skill assessment done by Australian Nursing & Midwifery Accreditation Council.
Invited to apply for one of the permanent visa options
Popular Nursing courses in Australia
- Diploma of Nursing
- Bachelor of Nursing
- Bachelor of Midwifery
- Graduate Certificate in Nursing
- Master of Nursing
PR visa options for Nursing graduates
|Occupation Name||Featured Skills List||Potential Visa Types|
|254411- Nurse Practitioner
254412- Registered Nurse (Aged Care)
254413- Registered Nurse (Child and Family Health)
254414- Registered Nurse (Community Health)
254415- Registered Nurse (Critical Care and Emergency)
254416- Registered Nurse (Developmental Disability)
254417- Registered Nurse (Disability and Rehabilitation)
254418- Registered Nurse (Medical)
254421- Registered Nurse (Medical Practice)
254422- Registered Nurse (Mental Health)
254423- Registered Nurse (Perioperative)
254424- Registered Nurse (Surgical)
254425- Registered Nurse (Paediatrics)
254499- Registered Nurse (Not Elsewhere Classified)
254311- Nurse Manager
|190 -Skilled Nominated
491 – Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) Visa – State or Territory nominated
189 – Skilled Independent – Point Tested
ANZSCO Codes:254411-254425, 254311 & 254499
What services do Registered Nurses provide?
- Provide nursing care to patients in hospitals, aged care, and other health care facilities, and in the community.
Registered Nurses tasks include
- Assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating nursing care for patients according to accepted nursing practice and standards
- Working in consultation with other Health Professionals and members of health teams, and coordinating the care of patients
- Providing interventions, treatments, and therapies such as medications, and monitoring responses to treatment and care plan
- Promoting health and assisting in preventing ill health by participating in health education and other health promotion activities
- Answering questions and providing information to patients and families about treatment and care
- Supervising and coordinating the work of Enrolled Nurses and other health care workers
What services do Nurse Manager provide?
- Manages a health service unit or sub-unit of a hospital, aged care or community health care facility, supervises nursing staff and financial resources to enable the provision of safe, cost effective nursing care within a specified field or for a particular unit, and monitors quality, clinical standards and professional development of nurses.
Nurse Manager tasks include
- Developing, implementing, and monitoring policies and objectives of nursing care as they apply to units, staff, and community groups
- Coordinating the allocation of human and material resources for a health service unit such as recruitment of staff, human resource management, preparation of budgets and fiscal management
- Monitoring and controlling the performance of nursing and support staff within the unit, and providing leadership
- Initiating studies to evaluate the effectiveness of nursing services in the unit in relation to objectives, costs, and nursing care
- Promoting working relationships with community agencies and health and education providers
contributing to organisational objectives in relation to quality, safety, and risk management.