All students enrolling in the Bachelor of Nursing program are now required to register with the AHPRA.
All students enrolling in the Bachelor of Nursing program are required, under the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law Act 2009, to register with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). Under the National Law, the role of AHPRA is to:
The University is authorised and required to collect and provide this information to AHPRA under s88 of the National Law (page 92). The University Student Centre will provide information as required of students enrolling in the Bachelor of Nursing program to AHPRA for registration and entry on the AHPRA Student Register database.
The University also has responsibilities in relation to the mandatory reporting of students who have an impairment that may place the public at substantial risk of harm. These are detailed in s143 of the National Law (page 139).
The SNM, through the implementation of the Health Science Safety in Practice Kit, fulfils the "mandatory reporting" requirements relating to:
Bachelor of Nursing Student Registration (Year 1 Only) -
The in-text page numbers below refer to the Health Science Safety in Practice Kit.
This documentation is viewed by the SNM Director of Professional Experience (or delegate), with two possible outcomes:
Authorised by Head of Nursing and Midwifery
11 April, 2011