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Enrolled Nurse Courses

Refresher Course For Enrolled Nurses

San Education runs a Refresher Course for Enrolled Nurses wishing to achieve personal goals associated with commencing or returning to the acute care setting.

The course is 16 days over a 4 week period, Monday to Thursday. The program offers 4 theoretical, 2 clinical simulation and 10 clinical placement days on campus in our 500+ bed acute surgical and medical hospital. See a sample program (subject to change)

All applications need to include:

  • A photocopy of your current Nursing Registration (original to be sighted by Refresher Co-ordinator on first day of the course if you are a successful applicant). If your nursing registration has conditions please attach a copy of these conditions.
  • Completed immunisation form
  • Passport photo
  • CV with details of clinical history

Pre-admission Requirements for this course are:

  • Current registration with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) as RN or EN for the duration of the course - essential
  • 100 Point Identification check - please refer to this form and bring the relevant original documents on your first day
  • An Australian National Criminal Record Check (dated within the last 3 years) 

All courses are run at the following times:

8.30am – 3.30pm
7.00am – 3.30pm

Please see the Refresher Courses page for course dates and application details.

Enrolled Nurse New Grad Courses

This 12 month program provides an opportunity for the newly enrolled EN to have an individually structured development plan to support their transition period. The program provides relevant learning opportunities, while supported by clinical nurse educators.

For further course information please see the New Graduate Program section on our website.

Contact Information

Sue Berriman
Nurse Educator
San Education
Phone: (02) 9487 9039
Email: Sue.Berriman@sah.org.au

Enrolled Nurse Advanced Clinical Skills Workshop

Course targets all Enrolled and Endorsed Enrolled Nurses wishing to upgrade their clinical skills and knowledge to an advanced level.  Four separate workshops cover a wide range of topics, which may include wound care, urinary catheterisation, removal/cutting of drains, nasogastric tubes, central venous access devices, ECG`s, PCA management, fluid and electrolytes, blood transfusions, patient assessment, pain management, drug therapy, abnormal clinical findings.

Contact Information

For more information on any of the above courses please contact:
Fiona Blades
Nurse Educator
Phone: 02 9487 9206
Email:  fiona.blades@sah.org.au

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