UNIT GROUP 3411 ENROLLED NURSES
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.
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.
- 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