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HNN448 - Rural Nursing

Unit details

Note: You are seeing the 2014 view of this unit information. These details may no longer be current.
Year2014 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Cloud (online), CBD

Trimester 3: Cloud (online), CBD

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Trimester 1: R Brown

Trimester 3: R Fiolet

Contact hours:

Students will need to allocate 10 hours per week to work through the unit materials, access relevant literature and prepare for the written assessments


You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.


This unit is one of the elective units and is considered part of the Parallel Nursing Studies cluster offered within the Bachelor of Nursing program. In this unit students are provided with an opportunity to gain an insight into recent social, economic, and political changes that have influenced rural and remote area health care practices. The role and responsibilities of nurses employed in these settings is explored with a particular focus on the challenges associated with rural and remote nursing, scope of practice, and isolation.


Assignment 1 (2000 words) 50%, assignment 2 (2000 words) 50%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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