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Fri Sep 12, 2014 6:09 pm Last edited Sep 12, 2014, 06:14 pm Update #1

Hi Everyone, i was just wondering what options are available, ill be finishing my 3 year bachelor course this year, and have applied to hospitals for the grad year all ready, but I just found out I am pregnant so what are my options? has anyone else been in a similar situation? because I am certain i will get the grad year in my local town but at this stage ill be due April/May. Im just confused as to what my options are. 

modified: Friday 12 September 2014 6:14:50 pm - queenB



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Sep 13, 2014, 10:47 am

Ok, so the key point to remember is that a graduate year is normally a one year temporary contract.
You mention that you may start in April/May. You need need to discuss this with your New Graduate Co-ordinator regarding your circumstances, however the important thing is to ask whether there is a another intake later on in the year. That would be your best chance to complete the program in it's entirety.

So ask if there is another intake later this year at the hospital you want to work at or a hospital near by that has a later year intake.

Do not give up your chance to complete a new graduate year as depending on government policy you may not be eligible to apply for the following year.



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Oct 03, 2014, 02:52 am

hey, online education is pretty popular today, my friend got a degree in nursing through an online school. And I think he has acquired some good knowledge there since he is now working as a professional in a hospital. I am thinking about a similar pathway, am researching the subject, lots of schools and Universities offer this type of education, here I found a good overview You can also continue your last year and get a certificate for work, so don't worry. 

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