1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
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ENROLLED NURSES assist registered nurses, doctors and other health professionals in the provision of patient care in hospitals, nursing homes and other health care facilities.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this unit group is an AQF Diploma or higher qualification or at least 3 years relevant experience. In some instances relevant experience is required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • carrying out basic observations such as temperature, pulse rate, blood pressure and blood glucose levels
  • maintaining an accurate written record of the patients' condition and fluid intake and output, and collecting specimens as required
  • applying dressings and performing routine care such as changing and bathing patients
  • attending to the personal needs and general comfort of patients


This section contains the following subsection :
              3411-11 Enrolled Nurse

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