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Health courses are delivered at The Rocks, WakefieldBrisbaneFlinders St, FitzroyPyrmont and are also offered online


Health Science Course Updates 2020

 

Find out more about important updates to the Diploma of Health Science (DHS) and Bachelor of Health Science (BHS) Courses.

Check out the COURSE UPDATES box below.


 

Your Course Structure

 

On this page you will find your Course Structure, which lists the subjects you need to successfully complete in order to achieve your qualification.

Read your Course Structure to map your progress through your course and choose your subjects for the next study period. Then jump into the 'Registration' section of your Student Portal and select your subjects for the upcoming study period. 

 

Your class types

Campus - face to face

  • Physical class, delivered in person, on campus, in a physical lecture room.
  • Has a set day and time. Students must attend in person with a lecturer present.

Class type - on campus face to face

Day/time shown (local time). Building = campus address. Room = room number on campus.

Online - pre-timetabled

  • Class delivered via Collaborate session over the internet, in a virtual lecture room.
  • Has a set day and time - students must connect via computer at the time shown, with the lecturer on screen.

Class Option - Online with day and time

Day/time shown (local time). Building = campus address. Room = ONLINE

Online scheduled by class agreement

  • Class available to all students, regardless of home campus.
  • Has no set day or time - class and facilitator will determine day/time in first week

Class type - fully online

No fixed day/time shown.. Building = ONLINE. Room = ONLINE

*note start date is actually 15/02/2021

Courses

TUA Student Resources 

Resources 

TUA Work Integrated Learning (WIL) Resources 

Please access the below resources that will assist you to prepare for your work integrated (WIL) experience in BHM106 Botany & Herbal Manufacturing and PCS207 Pre-Clinical Studies 1.

WIL Resources 

TUA Advanced Diploma to Bachelor Pathways 

Advanced Diploma to Bachelor Course Structures 

Students eligible for Advanced Diploma Block Credit must have completed Government courses:  HLT60512, HLT60507, HLT60112, HLT60107.

 

THINK Education Teach Out Courses 

Important Notice

The THINK Education course teach out date is end of Trimester 3, 2021. This means that the course will close at the end of Trimester 3, 2021. Students will no longer be able to progress with this course offering. Students have been advised to choose study patterns that allow them to complete the course by end of Trimester 3, 2021. If course completion is not possible, students can choose to voluntarily transfer to Torrens University Australia BHS (Naturopathy) & (Western Herbal Medicine) courses.

Please speak with your Success Coach for course progression planning.

Course code Course information

BHSNAT13 

​Bachelor of Health Science (Naturopathy)

Bachelor of Health Science (Naturopathy) - THINK Course Structure 

BHSWHM13

Bachelor of Health Science (Western Herbal Medicine) 

Bachelor of Health Science (Western Herbal Medicine) - THINK Course Structure 

THINK Education Advanced Diploma to Bachelor Pathways 

Advanced Diploma to Bachelor Course Structures

THINK Education Student Fact Sheets 

Resources for THINK Education Students 

Current course structures

Click on your course name to open the course structure

Course code Course information

DIPNUT16

2016 Offering

Diploma of Nutrition 2016 - Torrens Course Structure  

DIPNUT19

2019 Offering

Diploma of Nutrition 2019 - Torrens Course Structure 

Available for new students from T3 - 2019 only *

HLT61012
 
Advanced Diploma of Nutritional Medicine to the Bachelor of Nutrition Upgrade  
HLT61012  Advanced Diploma of Nutritional Medicine to the Bachelor of Health Science (Clinical Nutrition) 

BACH_NUTR

2016 Offering

Bachelor of Nutrition 2016 - Torrens Course Structure 

BACH_NUTR

2019 Offering

Bachelor of Nutrition 2019 - Torrens course Structure 

Available for new students from T3 - 2019 only *

BHSCLNUT20

Bachelor of Health Science (Clinical Nutrition) - Torrens Course Structure

Block Credit Agreement Course Structure

   

THINK Education Teach Out Courses 

The THINK Education course teach out date is end of Trimester 3, 2021. This means that the course will close at the end of Trimester 3, 2021. Students will no longer be able to progress with this course offering. Students have been advised to choose study patterns that allow them to complete the course by end of Trimester 3, 2021. If course completion is not possible, students can choose to voluntarily transfer to Torrens University Australia BHS (Clinical Nutrition) courses.

Please speak with your Success Coach for course progression planning.

Course code Course information
BHSCNUT13 Bachelor of Health Science (Nutritional Medicine) - THINK Course Structure 

Nutritional Medicine career

Work integrated learning resources 

Course Course information

​Bachelor of Applied Public Health

Click on your course name to open the course structure

Course code

Course information

BACH_APH

Bachelor of Applied Public Health

GCPUBH

Graduate Certificate of Public Health

GDPUBH

Graduate Diploma of Public Health

MPH

Master of Public Health  

MPHA

Master of Public Health (Advanced)  


Student Support

Supporting you through your studies is a high priority for us.

All nursing campuses have staff dedicated to support students such as the Program Coordinator and Learning Advisor.  Counselling services are also available.

Campus

Coordinator

Success Coach

Clinical Placement Coordinators

Adelaide

Carol Letts 

Amy Anderson

Jan Roper

Brisbane

Sharon Peut

Sheryl Nielsen 

Amrit Neupane

Melbourne

Suzie Tanevska - Cicero

Jennie Mather 

Rachael Johnstone

Sydney

Maree Vukovic

Ria Thomas

Shailendra Thapa

Clinical Placement

  • HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing students are required to undertake 400 hours of unpaid Clinical Placements which may be located anywhere in Australia.
  • Bachelor of Nursing students are required to undertake 840 hours of unpaid Clinical Placements which may be located anywhere in Australia.

Vaccination Information 

On the 05 March 2021 communication regarding vaccine information was distributed to all Nursing students. This information relates to students that will be undertaking clinical placements. If you missed out on recieving this information, please ensure you read a copy of the email that was distributed.

InPlace 

InPlace is your system for managing nursing clinical placements (work integrated learning). InPlace is a central hub for all information relating to placement including your placement allocation, required documentation and industry information. The system provides instant access to your allocated placement information anywhere, anytime on any device. Click here to access InPlace and login using your student email

Clinical Placement Handbook 

This handbook is intended to inform Nursing students, University staff and Agency personnel about clinical placement requirements and expectations including professional behaviour. It is a requirement that all Students Nurses read this document prior to and during each clinical placement and reflect upon the policy statements so they understand their obligations and responsibilities. Please read the document thoroughly and reach out to the Faculty of Nursing if you have any questions or are unsure at any stage

Clinical Simulation Labs

All nursing students have access to Clinical Simulation Labs where experienced educators will teach required skills and assist in linking theory to practice.  All lab sessions are compulsory. Correct uniform is required to be worn when attending these lab sessions.

Professional behaviour

Uniform Requirements:

  • Think Education Polo Shirt only. NO long sleeve or visible tops under the College Polo.
  • Cardigans/jumpers may NOT be worn whilst on duty.
  • Navy blue/black tailored trousers or skirts - excludes jeans, tracksuit pants, hipsters or cargo pants.
  • Enclosed navy blue or black NON-SLIP shoes as per WHS requirements – NO canvas, joggers or slip on shoes.

Hair

  • Must be kept neat, clean and tidy at all times.
  • Long hair must be tied back or fastened in such a manner so as not to hang below the collar.
  • Hair ties, bands, combs and other hair fasteners are to be at a minimal and of a neutral colour or navy.
  • Facial hair – clean-shaven or neatly trimmed beard.
  • Approved headwear must be clean, neat and tidy.

Fingernails

  • Must be kept neat, clean and well-manicured.
  • NO ACRYLIC NAILS OR NAIL VARNISH
  • Fingernails should not be visible over the top of the end of the finger when the hands are held with the palms up.

Jewellery

  • One plain wedding band, one set of sleepers, studs, or small earrings that sit on the lobe of the ear and do not pose a danger to the patient, resident or student are the only items of jewellery to be worn during placement.
  • Facial or other visible body piercing is NOT acceptable. If visible, or stud is non removable, it must be covered by skin coloured tape.

 

Work integrated learning resources 

Course Course information

Diploma of Beauty & Spa Practice

​Bachelor of Health Science (Aesthetics)

Current course structures

Click on your course name to open the course structure

Course code Course information
DIPBTSP16 Diploma of Beauty and Spa Practice 

BAHSA2020

(For enrolments from T2 2020 onwards)

Bachelor of Health Science (Aesthetics) 

ADHSAES19

(For enrolments from T2 2020 onwards)

Associate Degree of Health Science (Aesthetics)

 

Previous course structures for your reference

Click on your course name to open the course structure

Course code

Course information

BAHSA2016

For enrolments in T1 2020 or earlier

Bachelor of Health Science (Aesthetics)

ADHSAES19

For enrolments in T1 2020 or earlier

Associate Degree of Health Science (Aesthetics)

Academic team

Your Program Directors and Learning Facilitators are passionate about education, experts in their course of specialisation and dedicated to your study experience.
 
To discuss your studies with your Program Director or Learning Facilitator, please email them directly.

Program Directors

Sport Development, Health & Wellbeing, Bachelor Health Science Chinese Medicine & Clinical Myotherapy
Tim Trevail: ttrevail@torrens.edu.au

 

Diploma of Health Science, Life/Biomedical Science subjects, shared Interprofessional Health subjects
Ashley Hillsleyahillsley@torrens.edu.au

 

Nutrition, Nutritional Medicine
(Bachelor & Diploma programs)
Katie Canterikcanteri@torrens.edu.au

 

Naturopathy & Western Herbal Medicine
(Bachelor programs)
Catherine Smith: clsmith@torrens.edu.au

 

Beauty Therapy & Aesthetics
Carmen Perkins: cperkins@torrens.edu.au

 

Public Health
Lisa Casanelia: lcasanelia@torrens.edu.au

 

Counselling and Community Services
Lisa Walsh: lisa.walsh@torrens.edu.au​

 

Nursing 
Cheryl Ross:cheryl.ross@torrens.edu.au