Bridging Program in Australia - page 10

Hi. I am new here. I don't know exactly where to go. I am a registered nurse here in the Philippines and I am interested in studying in Australia for a bridging course that will help me become a... Read More

  1. Visit  ceridwyn profile page
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    I applaud your confidence as a midwife in your profession in your country.

    However, midwifery in Australia is seen as something much more than assisting in a birth from go to whoa and suturing a women after childbirth.
    AS for IV therapy, this is a skill all Registered nurses are expected to have on graduation, same as undergraduate midwives and of course diploma students are nurses.

    The whole philosophy of being with woman is part of midwifery education, along with our many different cultures towards the woman and birth - differences, family studies, and of course the choice of women to give birth at home. Birth is seen as just one part of being with woman, education, birth choices and plans to be made, ethics, legislation, medications (different to those of the US and therefore the Phillipines) required in birth, mature gestation, teen gestation.
    Australian view towards the gestational woman, all these need to be studied.
    Midwives are sole practitioners they see the woman early pregnancy, straight through to full term, educating and supporting the woman.

    Midwvfes deliver babies here - uncomplicated and are seen as the educator and are often ''it' with no medical assistance, they need to know what is wrong and when to call for assistance and often, if much experienced the ones to tell junior doctors what is needed.

    ps episiotomies went out years ago and are now frowned upon here.
    I do know diploma is still being excepted this year, think masters starts next year.
    Here is the specific link for midwifery I found as well

    http://www.anmc.org.au/userfiles/file/Accreditation Documents for the Website/Interim Standards - Guidelines-for-Education-Requirements-for-Recognition-as-Eligible-Midwives-and-Endorsement-for-Scheduled-Medicines[1].pdf
    Last edit by ceridwyn on May 15, '12
  2. Visit  sassyces profile page
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    Thanks (again) Ceridwyn and Silverdragon!
  3. Visit  teddyceasar profile page
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    Hello Guys, I really need your help.
    I am a Registered Nurse here in the Philippines and I just heard about the bridging program. I am currently spending my time reviewing for the IELTS, Im praying for a band of 7 in all areas. I am also working as Clinic Nurse/ Private Duty Nurse.
    I am planning to lodge my application to the University of Canberra for Course which i don't have any Idea what. I was just told to do so. My papers are complete expect for IETLS.
    What do you suggest- I do continue with my student visa or the bridging program? I am really confuse guys. Right now i dont know what to do. Some are saying that i should take the path of Aged Care.
    And about registering to the agencies in Australia, I dont get that either.

    Please Help me.
  4. Visit  teddyceasar profile page
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    Hello, I like your post, however can you please enlighten me regarding what should be my first step.
    I dont know what is AHPRA and IHNA.
    I am interested with the bridging program and I am really confuse what to do first
    Im taking class for IELTS review im taking it this June 30. I'm praying and hoping that I can get 7 scores in all areas.

    Please help me on what to do.
  5. Visit  Silverdragon102 profile page
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    If you do a google search you will find out what APHRA is and their website which will also have all the relevant information you require to register as a nurse in Australia
  6. Visit  teddyceasar profile page
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    Quote from Silverdragon102
    If you do a google search you will find out what APHRA is and their website which will also have all the relevant information you require to register as a nurse in Australia
    Thank you so much, I already did, I have googled it already and I have the idea already. I have read the 5 criterion and I do believe the only lacking document is my IELTS results.
    thank you so much.

    I have another question regarding my post earlier, My aunt wants me to study Bachelors in Nursing at Canmberra University amounting to 23000 aus dollors annually, do you think it is the same the bridging program? I really don't know anything about this.

    Thanks- Pardon me with my english.
  7. Visit  Silverdragon102 profile page
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    Do you have a link? To me it looks like BSN which you should already have
  8. Visit  patringrn profile page
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    Hi!!

    me too!! I am given a slot for the BP in August..
    are you enrolled for the online course already? have you started processing your visa?
  9. Visit  patringrn profile page
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    hi!!!

    I am to take the BP in Australia August 2012. I am enrolled in IHNA, and is still waiting for the confirmation on when I can start the online course.

    confirmation? I paid about 2 days ago..

    and I need help in the visa processing for australia... what are the things that I would have to prepare? what do I have to do first? lodge my application where?

    Thank you for your help!!
    Last edit by Silverdragon102 on May 21, '12 : Reason: Tagalog removed
  10. Visit  Silverdragon102 profile page
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    Quote from patringrn
    hi!!! I am to take the BP in Australia August 2012. I am enrolled in IHNA, and is still waiting for the confirmation on when I can start the online course.confirmation? I paid about 2 days ago..and I need help in the visa processing for australia... what are the things that I would have to prepare? what do I have to do first? lodge my application where?Thank you for your help!!
    Suggest you read the extremely long thread discussing this as I and sure you will find all your answers in regards visa
  11. Visit  geL1205 profile page
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    hi.. i am for the june25 intake at acfe.. anyone here who could possibly become my classmate???
  12. Visit  zoe.ysobel profile page
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    Hi, I have been reading this thread for quite sometime now because I am really interested to take the BP in Australia. I have few questions though, and I hope I could get answers here... Few things about me, I already took the IELTS last April 2012 and my OBS is 7.5, I graduated last 2009 but only have 6 months nursing volunteer experience.

    Here are the questions:

    1) Is it okay to send my papers to AHPRA first or should I wait for PRC (to send my Certificate of Good Standing)and IDP (for my IELTS result) then send my papers? I understand PRC and IDP have to mail the respective documents.

    2.) For NBI, I already have it but there's no "FOR AUSTRALIAN NURSING STUDIES" written on it. Do I need to apply for a local NBI and another NBI for abroad purposes again?

    Please enlighten me on these. Thanks so much.
  13. Visit  staceyontario profile page
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    Quote from jayvincible
    hi, i am new here.. I already have my eligibility letter from ahpra and already sent an application for bridging program in IHNA/VCHN. They replied and asked for IELTS and recommend to enroll in their online course which is Introduction of Bridging Course Program. My concern is: Is it a trend nowadays to apply for a preparatory course like I mentioned for a nurse to qualify to a Bridging Course Program?
    hi jayvincible. im stacey. i was looking for posts on how to work in australia when i can across here and read your post. are you in australia now?
    how is your course with INHA?*
    what is the application form that you filled out in applying for APHRA?
    I visited the site and i found so many pdf forms. i wonder which one there is the general registration form? hope to hear from you soon. thanks:redpinkhe

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