National Council Licensure Exam for
Registered Nurses (NCLEX for RNs)

  • Delivery Mode: Online

  • Units: 01

  • Course Duration: 12 Weeks

  • Online: AUD $2,000
  • Online
* A 10% Covid Disaster Relief Scholarship is offered to full-fee paying students

About the Course

The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) has introduced the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) as a standardised test to assess whether a candidate is ready to be licenced as an entry-level nurse in Australia. Pearson VUE NCLEX RN Examination conducts this examination in most countries.

The Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency’s (AHPRA) NCLEX-RN exam is a way to test your nursing knowledge and sharpen your critical thinking skills, and IHM’s NCLEX-RN preparation course will help you do just that.

International nurses who want to practise in Australia will have the opportunity to study nursing care-related content in Australia and will be able to revise their nursing knowledge through continuous assessment reviews in preparation for the OBA-NCLEX exam as an alternative. When it comes to learning about the Australian healthcare system, you’ll get an introduction to Australian Registered Nurse Standards of Practice, as well as a refresher on the national quality and safety health standards in Australia.

Join the course to fulfill your dream of becoming an Australian registered nurse

Details about the Course

About the NCLEX for RN’s preparation program

NCLEX for RNs is a preparatory course that helps candidates enhance their professional knowledge and prepare for the Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) exam that is part of the Outcomes Based Assessment (OBA) in Australia.

This non-awarded NCLEX preparation programme will provide International nurses with the opportunity to study information that is relevant to nursing care in Australia, allowing them to review their nursing knowledge through continual assessment reviews in order to prepare for the OBA-NCLEX exam.

This course seeks to combine their prior nursing knowledge, expertise, nursing abilities, and life experiences with new information about the Australian healthcare system, Australian Registered Nurse Standards of Practice, and Australian National Quality and Safety Health Standards.

The programme also aims to help students read, interpret, and decode NCLEX pattern questions. It accomplishes this by training students to be NCLEX-savvy and to apply NCLEX strategies, Bloom’s taxonomy, and Maslow’s hierarchy to answer the most difficult analytical questions.

Overall, the course encourages critical thinking, concept testing, and the production and growth of nursing knowledge in order to prepare students to be competent, confident, and safe registered nurses in Australia.

Frequently asked questions about this course

NCLEX preparation at the Institute of Health and Management is a 12-week online course with three-hour classes every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. in Melbourne / Sydney time. The course delivery time and duration are carefully chosen to accommodate the busy work schedules of working nurses all over the world.

Yes, all NCLEX-RN classes are recorded and made available to students for future reference. As a result, students who skip class on any given day can watch the recorded lecture at their leisure. IHM uses the same learning management system as its Master of Nursing students, which distinguishes this course and provides students with flexibility. Your access to our Learning Management System will be valid for an additional nine months following the course (for a total of 12 months), providing you confidence in preparing for the next NCLEX-RN examination.

  • Online nclex books
  • Lecture ppt- systemwise
  • Recorded lectures
  • Online tutorial sessions-with mini lectures on disease conditions and discussion on Nclex question, Nclex strategies
  • Online reading material eg articles, publications relevant to scope of practice of Nursing in Australia
  • Weekly practice quizzes
  • Once in 4 weeks ie 3 CAT mock exams (computer adaptive exams ) with written feedbacks
  • Academic support days with lecturers

No, you do not have to pay anything more to continue your studies online. If you require additional assistance, our team would be pleased to assist you. Your access to our Learning Management System will be valid for an extra nine months (for a total of 12 months) following the course, giving you confidence in preparing for the next NCLEX-RN examination. Because all of our classes are recorded, you will not have to attend them again.

The NCLEX for RN course fees at IHM is $2000. Yes, we do provide a payment plan to all of our students. You can pay 50% of the fees immediately after submitting the application form, and one of our friendly student success officers will contact you to arrange a fortnightly payment plan for the first three fortnights of the course. That works out to $333.33 every fortnight.

You can take the NCLEX exam eight times in a year, with a 45-day break between each attempt. But don’t worry, IHM’s goal is to assist you to pass the exam on your first try.

After passing the NCLEX RN exam, you will be able to proceed to the OSCE stage. AHPRA will contact you shortly with instructions on how to schedule your OSCE examination at the Adelaide Health Simulation Centre. We encourage you to keep going by studying for your Objective Structured Clinical Examination. IHM provides face-to-face OSCE preparation courses at all three of our campuses in Melbourne, Sydney, and Perth. Do you know that IHM offered an EPIQ-RN bridging program for international nurses and that around 2155 nurses obtained Australian nursing registration? All of our educators have prior experience delivering EPIQ-RN courses, and our labs stay the same!! So you don’t have to worry about the next step after NCLEX-RN, you are in safe hands!

You must hold current registration as a Registered Nurse in your home country.

You will be eligible to move to the OSCE stage after passing the NCLEX RN exam. AHPRA will contact you shortly to arrange for your OSCE assessment at the Adelaide Health Simulation Centre. We advise you to continue your studies for the Objective Structured Clinical Examination.

Face-to-face OSCE preparation classes are available at all three of IHM’s campuses in Melbourne, Sydney, and Perth. Face-to-face OSCE preparation classes are available at all three of IHM’s campuses in Melbourne, Sydney, and Perth.

Did you know that IHM provided an EPIQ-RN bridging programme for international nurses, and just over 2155 nurses obtained Australian nursing registration? Our educators have previously delivered EPIQ-RN courses, and our labs remain the same!! So you don’t have to be concerned about the next step after passing the NCLEX-RN; you’re in safe hands!

IHM is Australia’s only institute that offers both an OBA preparatory programme and a Master of Nursing degree. You can continue your education to earn a Master of Nursing degree and become a leader in the healthcare profession.

The New Nursing Registration process comprises of 7 steps:

If you are an internationally qualified nurse or midwife (IQNM) who wishes to register in Australia, you will need to complete the Self-check before applying for registration. This is an online check where you will need to enter your qualification information into the Self-check. Based on your qualification you will be assigned to one of three streams for registration.

The three streams are:

  • Stream A – IQNMs who hold a qualification considered to be substantially equivalent, or based on similar competencies, to an approved qualification
  • Stream B – IQNMs who hold a qualification that is relevant to the profession, but is not substantially equivalent, nor based on similar competencies to an approved qualification
  • Stream C – IQNMs who hold a qualification that is not substantially equivalent or relevant to an approved qualification

*There is no fee to use the Self-check.

IQNMs that do not hold a relevant qualification (under section 53 of the National Law) or do not meet the required assessment criteria will need to upgrade their qualification in Australia before being eligible to apply for registration.  Click here to know more.

Those who successfully complete the self-check must proceed in the IQNM assessment process.

For IQNM assessment process students will need to pay a non-refundable assessment fee of $640 AUD.

This fee contributes towards AHPRA’s costs in checking IQNM documentation provided, and for the IQNM to undertake their orientation.

90 mins of video orientation and quiz based on that video.

At this stage you will have to upload all the attested documents as required.

Multiple choice questions exam, the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) is an online test taken through Pearson VUE test centres in most countries.

For registered nurses, the NCLEX-RN registration fee is $200 USD (Approx. AUD 288), plus an additional international scheduling fee of $150 USD (Approx. AUD 216) ($350 USD in total) (Approx. AUD 504).

A clinical exam to assess whether candidates demonstrate the knowledge, skills and competence of a graduate-level nurse or midwife from an Australian NMBA-approved program of study.

The OSCE will simulate a clinical environment and “patient” scenarios which Registered Nurses are likely to encounter when they assess, plan, implement and evaluate care. Nurses are expected to utilise a contemporary evidence base and effectively demonstrate the safe practical application of nursing skills.

The fee for sitting the OSCE is $4,000 AUD. The OSCE fee replaces previous bridging program fees from private providers. This fee pays for AHPRA’s costs in running and maintaining the OSCE. AHPRA and the NMBA are funded only by fees, which must cover all costs of assessing IQNMs for registration in Australia.

IHM’s faculty includes highly skilled, well experienced Australian Registered Nurses who help students understand the foundation of nursing in Australia and nurture them to strive for the best. Since 2019, IHM has trained over 1700 IQNMs to get registered in Australia through the bridging program. With immense knowledge and experience, IHM has formulated this course to help nurses overcome OBA – MCQ exam.

The online learning platform used by IHM is interactive and innovative, through which students receive immense support, flexibility and quality virtual learning experience. With IHM’s Online learning platform students can experience learning that is centred around them, their work and other life commitments. Studying online with IHM means, care and support that students will receive at their fingertips, 7-days a week.

Through the program, nurses will learn about the Australian Healthcare system, the diversity of Australian culture and more importantly the standards of nursing practice required by Australian employers. NCAP for NCLEX – RN will build on the foundation of your professional knowledge and skills in nursing.

For more Information

Face to Face Delivery

  • Dec 6, 2021
  • Jan 10, 2022

  • Online Delivery

    • Dec 6, 2021
    • Jan 10, 2022
Tuition Fee : AUD $2000.00

* A 10% Covid Disaster Relief Scholarship is offered to full-fee paying students

  • Application: Submit your online application by clicking “Enroll now” on the course page’s upper right corner.
  • Enrollment Fee: After completing your application, you will be taken to the payment gateway, where you can make your payment immediately.
  • Confirmation of Admission: Once you’ve paid the enrolment fee, we’ll give you a confirmation of admission along with the orientation package so you can get ready for classes.

24*7 Student Support

Student welfare, administrative and educational support are paramount to IHM from the moment of application to the time of graduation and beyond. Whatever the mode of delivery – face-to-face, blended or online – students are supported and motivated on a one-on-one basis by the institute’s lecturers. IHM’s student support officers are available 24*7 to help students, if needed.

Excellent Online Learning Platform

The online learning platform used by IHM is interactive and innovative, through which students receive immense support, flexibility and quality virtual learning experience. With IHM’s Online learning platform students can experience learning that is centred around them, their work and other life commitments. Studying online with IHM means, care and support that students will receive at their fingertips, 7-days a week.

Experienced and Highly Skilled Faculty

IHM’s teaching faculty includes members with immense skills and years of experience. They not only help the students to understand the foundation of nursing in Australia but also nurture and empower them to strive for the best.

Our partnerships are built through positive, transparent, and engaging collaboration, and we’re grateful for the strong relationships we’ve built over the lifetime of IHM. These partnerships may vary in their nature but they all share the common fact that there’s mutual benefit and a strong sense of purpose to move the healthcare industry forward.

We encourage Nursing institutions, Hospitals, Healthcare Organisations and nursing associations to submit their expression of interest to become our partners!

Our industry and clinical partners provide physical access to products that benefit the simulation experience for students at IHM. Other partners provide opportunities to develop clinical skills at their facilities, such as nursing homes and hospitals. We also provide opportunities to upskill staff with the latest course.

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