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HBS345 - Collaborative Practice in Healthcare

Unit details

Year2018 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Cloud (online)

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:


Cohort rule:

Must be enrolled in course H326, H330, H355

Unit chair:

Sherryn Evans


One of HNN122, HSO206, or HSW313



Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Cloud (online): Online independent and collaborative learning activities including 3 x 1.5 cloud (online) seminars across trimester. Dates to be advised at the start of the trimester.


HBS345 is a Cloud (online) unit involving students from Nursing, Psychology, Occupational Therapy, Social Work, Optometry, Medical Imaging and Medicine.

In this unit, students are allocated in to interprofessional student teams. In these teams, they develop care plans for complex cases by participating in Blackboard Collaborate case conferences and by ongoing cloud based discussion to finalise the care plans.

Students also explore the key competency domains of collaborative practice such as role clarification, team functioning, collaborative leadership, interprofessional conflict resolution, interprofessional communication and patient-centred care, along with how their personality style impacts on their teamwork.


Assessment task 1: Interprofessional team care plan development including Blackboard Collaborate case conferences, CloudDeakin discussions and finalised team care plans 45%

Assessment task 2: Online Multiple Choice Quizzes 15%

Assessment task 3: Reflective piece (1500 words) 40%

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