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HNN025 - Clinical Practicum

Unit details

Year2018 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Corporate Teaching Period 2: Burwood (Melbourne)

Credit point(s):2
EFTSL value:0.250
Cohort rule:

Students must be enrolled in H011 Return to Practice and Initial Registration (Overseas Nurses)

Unit chair:

Deana Copley





Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

160 hours clinical placement


The clinical practicum is an integral component of the course. This experience provides the student with the opportunity to apply and consolidate knowledge and skills developed from past experience and the academic component of this course. Prior to attending clinical placements, students must develop their personal learning objectives, review the rules governing clinical placement, the stated clinical learning objectives and assessment criteria.

Students will undertake a clinical practicum of 160 hours in which the theoretical content, including clinical skills, decision making and provision of patient safety will be practised under supervision.


Assessment task 1: Clinical performance 100% Pass/Fail

Prescribed texts

Brown, D & Edwards, H 2012, Lewis’s medical-surgical nursing: assessment and management of clinical problems, 3rd. ed, Australia, Elsevier Mosby.

Bullock, S., & Manias, E 2011. Fundamentals of pharmacology: A text for nurses and allied health professionals (6th ed.). South Melbourne, Addison Wesley.

Galbraith, A Bullock, S & Manias, E 2011, Introduction to pharmacology in the Australian setting, 6th edn, South Melbourne, Addison Wesley

LeMone, P & Burke, K et al., 2011, Medical-Surgical Nursing. Australian edition. 3 Volume Pack. Pearsons, Australia

Rossi S (Ed.) 2012, Australian medicines handbook. Accessed online via Deakin University Library

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