Individuals wanting a quick passage to the medical profession living in Albury-Wodonga can be both lucky and privileged to have schools affiliated to major hospitals and medical facilities and all-encompassing course syllabus that can get them employed quicker after the completion of the program. And true enough, finishing trainings CNA schools in Albury-Wodonga can be beneficial for students who wish to bag Assistant in Nursing positions faster than graduates from other schools. Here’s why.
One, most CNA schools in Albury-Wodonga operate with close affiliation from big medical institutions including hospitals, clinics and nursing homes. The Albury-Wodonga Campus of the University of New South Whales with PO Box 3004 at Albury NSW 2640 and tel no (02) 6042 1311 alone has established close connections to five major hospitals around the area and more than 100 GPs and 25 GP clinics. The schools also take pride in the low student-patient ratios which allow the enrolees to focus more on the training and not on the stress of the profession.
Students who plan to take further trainings to become registered nurses upon the completion of programs from CNA schools in Albury-Wodonga also have an opportunity to take a short-cut. Instead of completing the 8-weeks training to become AINs and enrolling in colleges or universities to become a licensed nurse, the students can opt to go for the Bachelor of Nursing hour program available in schools like La Trobe University with P.O. Box 821 Wodonga Victoria 3689 and tel no. (+61 2) 6024 9700. The honour program for the BS Nursing can be completed within two years of attending classes part time.
It serves as 120-credit point degree which can qualify the students both for AIN positions and admissions to career advancement training programs. The program can be availed from selected CNA schools in Albury-Wodonga, but the slots may be limited, as the degree is relatively new and there are large number of program applicants. This nonetheless should be expected as the honour degree gives the students an instant qualification to become clinical nurse specialists, nursing project officers, nurse educators or nurse academics in the shortest period of time. It also open doors of opportunities for masteral and doctoral degrees. Generally, an average mark of 75% from their previous year of education is required for this particular program.
- Albury-Wodonga Health, Vermont Street Wodonga, VIC, 3690, (02) 6051 7111
- The Grange Wodonga, 240 Felltimber Creek Rd, Wodonga, VIC 3690, (02) 6043 5000
- Aged Concern Albury Wodonga, 432 Townsend Street Albury NSW 2640, 02 6021 5122