Are you a Doctor, Nurse (Registered or Enrolled) Medical Professional or Dentist?

OR

Are you a Nursing Support Worker, Personal Care Assistant in Aged Care or Disabled Care?

If so, please see below

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To study to become a qualified Medical Professional please see our Student Visa Page

If so, your skills are in high-demand, and the Department of Immigration will now process visas lodged in these categories as a matter of priority. This means that people with skills across multiple medical fields are in short supply, which also means that employment opportunities are abundant.

While the Department of Home Affairs will process your visa application as a priority, it will still need to meet and satisfy strict criteria. We know what a perfect application looks like and will ensure that everything is arranged in a way that best suits the Department’s standards before lodgement. Our Staged Migration Process will provide you with the peace of mind to know that your application has the very best chance of success because it has been prepared by an immigration expert.

Medical and Health training in Australia

Health professions are either:

  • regulated by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency under the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme (NRAS) through national boards that represent each profession.
  • self-regulated and represented by health profession associations.

If you are a fully qualified Doctor, Nurse, Dentist or a Medical Professional that is thinking of migrating to Australia please complete this NO OBLIGATION FREE ASSESSMENT and we will assess your eligibility to do so.

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If you are not fully qualified yet, you can complete an approved program of study in one of these professions and get qualified IN AUSTRALIA. Please select our Student Visa page for further information.

IMPORTANT:
ASC Migration is very familiar with the requirements for each profession because processing  ‘Australian Visas’ and ‘Migrating to Australia’ is all we do. For a brief explanation of each profession please expand any of the ‘Sections’ below.

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Enrolled nurse

Enrolled nurses (ENs) complete a 2-year Diploma of Nursing and then work under the supervision of a registered nurse. Typical duties include:

  • regularly recording patients’ temperature, pulse, blood pressure and respiration
  • providing interventions, treatments and therapies from patient care plans (including administering medicines)
  • assisting registered nurses and other team members with health education activities
  • working in multidisciplinary teams; and
  • helping patients with their activities of daily living.

An enrolled nurse can become a registered nurse by completing further education.

Registered nurse

Registered nurses (RNs) complete a 3-year Bachelor of Nursing or 2-year Master of Nursing through a university. Their scope of practice can include:

  • assessing patients
  • developing a nursing care plan
  • administering medicines
  • providing specialised nursing care
  • working in multidisciplinary teams
  • supervising ENs and junior RNs
  • undertaking regular professional development
  • performing leadership and management roles such as being a nursing unit manager or team leader
  • working in advanced nursing practice roles.

Nurse practitioner

Nurse practitioners (NPs) are RNs who have been endorsed. NPs practise independently in an advanced and extended clinical role, and can prescribe some medicines and must:

  • be a registered nurse with no restrictions on practice.
  • have 5,000 hours of experience at the advanced clinical nursing practice level in the past 6 years.
  • have completed an approved program of study at a master degree level.
  • State and territory governments employ most NPs in acute care settings.

If you are considering nursing in Australia these 'Entry-Level' and 'Advanced' courses can set you up for a rewarding career in the medical profession.

Just complete a 'General Enquiry' and we will assess your eligibility OBLIGATION FREE.

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If you are interested in getting a great qualification in Australia, why not think about becoming a Student which is sure to kick off a great career. Check out our Student Visa page now.

Midwife

Midwives work collaboratively with many other health professionals. A midwife may practise and give the necessary support, care and advice during pregnancy, birth and the first few weeks after birth in any setting including the home, community, public and private hospitals, birth centres, clinics or health units including Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations.

In Australia, midwives must have completed an approved course in midwifery through a university and their scope of practice includes:

  • providing health support, care and advice to women before conception, and during pregnancy, labour, birth and the postnatal period
  • promoting natural childbirth and identifying complications for the woman and her baby
  • consulting with other health professionals and referring to medical care or other health professions when required
  • implementing emergency measures.

Endorsed Midwife

An endorsed midwife has done extra training and can prescribe certain medications and must:

  • successfully complete an approved program of study that leads to an endorsement for scheduled medicines.
  • register as a midwife in Australia without conditions.
  • complete the equivalent of 3 years full-time clinical practice (5,000 hours) in the past 6 years. Completed hours can be across the full continuity of midwifery care or in a specified context of practice. Recognised contexts of practice include antenatal, postnatal and antenatal and postnatal combined.

Aged Care

Aged care is the support provided to older people in their own home or in an aged care (nursing) home. It can include help with everyday living, health care, accommodation and equipment such as walking frames or ramps.

Different types of organisations provide aged care services in Australia, including:

  • not-for-profit organisations
  • government organisations
  • for-profit private companies.

Social Work

A Bachelor of Social Work will teach you to;

  • Increase your sense of well-being and social growth on an individual and collective level
  • Address interpersonal and personal conflicts
  • Enhance and enable you to participate with a larger society
  • Identify and eliminate systemic barriers to full recognition and involvement and
  • Safeguard the weak against injustice and abuse

It also provides a scaffolding approach to knowledge and skill development as well as increasing complexity in assessments and professional reflection.

The application of knowledge and abilities thought will lead you to field education placements and professional results and accreditation for individual students.

The curriculum framework includes major streams embedded across the program including:

  • Society and culture
  • Behavioral science and public health
  • Generalist social work practices
  • Specialist social work practices
  • Field education experience
  • To complete the Bachelor of Social Work students must attain 256 credit points

Please complete a 'General Enquiry' below and we will assess your eligibility OBLIGATION FREE.

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If you are interested in getting one of these great qualifications in Australia, why not think about becoming a Student. This is sure to kick off a great career, so just check out our Student Visa page now.

Dentists

Dentists must complete a minimum 4-year undergraduate degree, or 4-year postgraduate master course and they must complete further training to specialise.

They provide:

  • assessment, diagnosis, treatment, management and preventive services
  • diagnosis and treatment of diseases, injuries and abnormalities of teeth and gums
  • restorative and preventive procedures
  • surgery or other specialist services.

Critical Care Nursing

Requires knowledge, confidence, and skill to care for critically ill patients and to predict and react to changes in their condition. A specialization in ICU nursing ensures you understand the complexity of life-threatening disease conditions.

Neonatal Nursing

Neonatal nurses and midwives need advanced skills and knowledge to provide evidence-based care to these vulnerable newborns and their families. Neonatal nurses will have advanced knowledge and skills for delivering and coordinating evidence-based care for the neonate and their family in a clinical setting,

Mental health Nurse

Mental Health Nursing is identified as one of the national health priority areas. Contemporary mental health practice recognises the need for reducing restrictive interventions and providing trauma informed care for mental health consumers.

This has led to an increased demand for specialist nurses who understand the complexities of mental health and can offer care that ensures the best outcomes for consumers from diverse backgrounds.

A Mental Health Nurse possesses evidence-based knowledge, skill and leadership capabilities to implement recovery-focused care in various mental health settings.

Please complete a 'General Enquiry' and we will assess your eligibility OBLIGATION FREE.

OR

If you are interested in getting a great qualification in Australia, why not think about becoming a Student which is sure to kick off a great career. Check out our Student Visa page now.

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