Become a registered nurse

What is a registered nurse?

Registered nurses (RNs) are those who possess a Bachelor of Science (Nursing) or Bachelor of Nursing from a university.

The main responsibilities of an RN range from direct patient care to coordination of, or leading care delivery, health promotion, research, management and education.

Registered nursing gives you the opportunity to work in a variety of dynamic areas. Read more about specialising.

How do I become a registered nurse?

Find out how to become a registered nurse, including coursescosts and how long you will need to study.

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Chief Nursing and Midwifery Office