Associate Degree in Health Support (exit only)

  • Western Sydney University Program Code: 4799
  • AQF Level: 6

Cricos Code: 110167F

This program applies to students who commenced in 2022 or later.

This is an early exit program only. Applicants apply to Bachelor of Nursing or Bachelor of Nursing - WSU Online and exit with the Associate Degree in Health Support award.

4691 Bachelor of Nursing

4780 Bachelor of Nursing - WSU Online

Study Mode

Two years full-time.

Program Advice

Director Academic Program

Prospective students should visit the following websites for general enquiries about this program.

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Location

Campus Attendance Mode Advice
Campbelltown Campus Full-time Internal Program Advice
Campbelltown Campus Part-time Internal Program Advice
Hawkesbury Campus Full-time Internal Program Advice
Hawkesbury Campus Part-time Internal Program Advice
Liverpool Campus Full-time Internal Program Advice
Liverpool Campus Part-time Internal Program Advice
Parramatta Victoria Road Campus Full-time Internal Program Advice
Parramatta Victoria Road Campus Part-time Internal Program Advice

Inherent Requirements

There are inherent requirements for this program that you must meet in order to complete your program and graduate. Make sure you read and understand the requirements for this program online.

Inherent Requirements

Work Integrated Learning

Western Sydney University seeks to enhance student learning experiences by enabling students to engage in the culture, expectations and practices of their profession or discipline.  This program includes a placement or other community-based unpaid practical experience.

This is an early exit program only. Applicants apply to Bachelor of Nursing or Bachelor of Nursing - WSU Online and exit with the Associate Degree in Health Support award.

4691 Bachelor of Nursing

4780 Bachelor of Nursing - WSU Online

Students must successfully complete 160 credit points of subjects.

This comprises

• 20 credit points of specified subjects and

• 140 credit points of subjects

Subject Title Credit Points
NURS 1017Primary Health Care in Action10
NURS 1025Person-centred Care Across the Lifespan10
140 credit points of subjects from the following subjects140
Becoming a Professional Nurse
Bioscience 1
Professional Practice Experience 1
Approaches to Professional Nursing Practice
Bioscience 2
Professional Practice Experience 2
Evidence-Based Practice for Nursing and Midwifery
Pharmacology in Nursing
Health Variations 1 - Introduction to Alterations in Health
Professional Practice Experience 3
Promoting Mental Health and Wellbeing
Health Variations 2 - Chronic Conditions and Disability
Health Variations 3 - Acute Exacerbations of Chronic Conditions
Professional Practice Experience 4
Indigenous Australian Health, Wellness and Culture
Health Variations 4 - Acute Life Threatening Conditions
Health Variations 5 - Palliative and End of Life Care
Professional Practice Experience 5
Being a Professional Nurse or Midwife
Total Credit Points160