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Rehabilitation Nurse Courses

A Rehabilitation Nurse provides care to patients who are recovering from an accident, injury or illness. You might work in a hospital, a specialist healthcare facility or you may provide care to patients in their own home. Rehabilitation Nurses follow a care plan to help patients regain their independence. You’ll work closely with other health care professionals such as physiotherapists or occupational therapists.

Rehabilitation Nurses should have good personal skills and be able to listen to their patients’ concerns. You’ll need to be a good communicator and be able to liaise with patients, carers and other health care staff. Rehabilitation Nurses should be able to follow instructions and work to correct procedures.

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Popular Rehabilitation Nurse Courses

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a Rehabilitation Nurse earn?

In Australia, a full time Rehabilitation Nurse generally earns $1,150 per week ($59,800 annual salary) before tax. This is a median figure for full-time employees and should be considered a guide only. As you gain more experience you can expect a potentially higher salary than people who are new to the industry.

What are the job opportunities for a Rehabilitation Nurse?

This profession has seen a strong increase in employment numbers in recent years. There are currently 4,300 people working as a Rehabilitation Nurse in Australia compared to 2,300 five years ago. Rehabilitation Nurses may find work across all regions of Australia.

Source: Australian Government Labour Market Insights

How do I become a Rehabilitation Nurse?

A Diploma of Nursing is an ideal qualification if you’re interested in a career as a Rehabilitation Nurse. This course will prepare you to work in a range of health care settings and includes work placements so you gain valuable real world experience.

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Job Pathways

Here are some potential career pathways within nursing and physiotherapy. Click on an occupation to learn more about the role and the qualifications that can help you get started in this industry.

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