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Nursing and midwifery transition supports

Nursing and Midwifery Undergraduate Clinical Placement

Nursing and Midwifery Undergraduate Clinical Placements provide students of educational institutions with an opportunity to gain workplace experience within healthcare environments and conditions to attain the current Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia’s National Competencies Standards.

The South Australian Nursing and Midwifery Student Clinical Placement Information Guide (PDF 553KB) provides students with important information about placement requirements.

Completion of the guide is recommended prior to clinical placement.

Please find further information about clinical placements/professional experience placements at:

Transition to Professional Practice Program (TPPP)

The Transition to Professional Practice Program has been designed to assist graduate nurses and graduate midwives transition into the nursing and midwifery workforce, within a supportive environment.

The Program is available to nurses and midwives who have:

  • Registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA)
  • Less than 988 hours of paid employment experience as a registered nurse (at the time of application) in any health setting
  • Not completed a registered nurse/registered midwife graduate programme/TPPP previously.

To find out further information about the TPPP please read:

Internationally qualified nurses and midwives

Information regarding eligibility for registration as a nurse or midwife in Australia including South Australia is available at the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA).

Programs of study are available for internationally educated nurses requiring up-skilling to meet the Australian nursing competency standards. 

For approved programs of study leading to registration, endorsement and notation of applicants for registration as an Enrolled Nurse (EN), Registered Nurse (RN) and Registered Midwife (RM) please refer to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia information for Internationally qualified nurses and midwives

Further information is available at:

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