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Remote Placement (NT) Application

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The College of Nursing and Midwifery in collaboration with the Northern Territory Top End Health Service have a number of selected Remote Placements. The intent of these placements is to offer a professional clinical experience to nursing students who may have an interest and aptitude for a career path in remote nursing practice.

NOTE: Due to the changing demands on clinical services and/or other events such as extreme weather, travel, cultural events, staff levels, and availability of accommodation, the Remote Health Centre Manager or delegate may change or cease a student placement without notice and at complete discretion of the service.
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    Eligibility Criteria

    To be eligible, students must satisfy the following:
    1. Currently enrolled as undergraduate nursing or Masters of Nursing Practice (pre-registration) student in the College of Nursing and Midwifery
    2. All pre-clinical compliance requirements remain current, including compliance requirements for Northern Territory Health Services
    3. A satisfactory rate of progression
    4. Successful completion of 2nd-year scope of practice clinical placement units and the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health unit of study
    5. Eligible to enrol into your final year clinical placement units
    6. A demonstrated interest in a career path involving rural and remote health care

    The following applicants are strongly encouraged to apply:
    • Identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander
    • Resident of the Northern Territory

    Funding assistance

    Some remote clinical placements may require personal funds for accommodation and travel costs.
    The following organisations offer funding for remote clinical placements. Please visit the individual organisation web sites for detailed information and application processes. Unfortunately, funding assistance for international students is not available through these sources.

    Please complete the below details to apply for an NT Remote Placement

    Are you on a student international visa? (required)
    Do you identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander? (required)
    Are you aware of any medical condition, physical or otherwise, that may impact upon your placement? This may include but is not limited to: lack of sero-conversion for Hepatitis vaccine, asthma, heart condition, spinal/back problems, mental health condition, life-threatening allergic reactions, a carrier of a blood born virus such as hepatitis, HIV, etc. (required)

    Selection Criteria

    1. I am currently enrolled student in the College of Nursing and Midwifery (select relevant course): (required)
    2. I have successfully completed the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health unit and I am enrolled in the clinical unit relevant to my course: (required)
    3. I have a ‘green light’ for all pre-clinical requirements for clinical placement in the Northern Territory. (required)
    I already have a confirmed date for my third year simulation block:
    Please note: If you have not met the pre-requisites for the final year placement, please complete the Expression of Interest form  for more information on NT Remote Clinical Placement.

    • Any previous rural and remote experience (not limited to health)
    • What you would like to gain from a remote placement
    • What are your plans in pursuing a career in remote health
    • The attributes you think are relevant for remote nursing and what you think you can bring to remote nursing
    5. Please indicate your transportation:
    7. Do you have clinical placements booked?