Many of the Health Sciences degrees offered at the University of South Australia involve practical student placements in real world clinical environments. Students enrolled in a program which has a clinical placement component, or which leads to professional registration have several requirements and responsibilities which must be met in order to complete their program of study.
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University of South Australia health sciences students complete over 1.3 million hours of diverse clinical placement each year. These placement hours give students the opportunity to apply what they learn to real-life situations and interact with actual patients. Many programs will see students on placement within their first year, so it is important to fulfil all requirements for placement, particularly your National Criminal History Record Check, as soon as possible.
Check your requirements and responsibilities on the Clinical Placement Information website.
Under the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law (South Australia), all students enrolled in a program leading to professional registration must be registered with the relevant National Board. The registration process is undertaken by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) with the University providing notification to AHPRA following a student’s enrolment in the program. No fee applies for student registration.
Get more information about Student Registration.