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HNN704 - Clinical Leadership and Collaborative Practice

Unit details

Year2018 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 2: Cloud (online)

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:

Must be enrolled in one of the following courses: H645, H665, H666, H667, H672, H675, H676, H771, H773, H776 or undertaken as a single unit of study

Unit chair:

Diane Phillips


All of HNN730 and HNN731



Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Online independent and collaborative learning activities including 3 x 1 hour online seminars (recordings provided)


This unit aims to prepare students for their role as a Nurse Practitioner through their clinical leadership and collaborative practice within the social political, economic and cultural contexts of health care delivery, specific for the specialty practice of their clinical domain. Leadership style and theories related to clinical, professional and political contexts; mentorship and advanced teamwork supported by effective relationship building management and boundary management; and, legal and socio-political issues relevant to the nurse practitioner’s role, will be examined. Clinical leadership promoted by role modelling, effective communication, collaboration, conflict resolution, negotiation and consultation skills with colleagues and other health professionals, supported by attributes required to extend professional knowledge and practice will be examined.


This unit is a core unit of the Master of Nursing Practice (Nurse Practitioner). In addition to the academic requirements and assessment tasks listed below, students who plan on applying to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) for endorsement as a Nurse Practitioner, are required to:

  • Undertake 20 hours of approved clinical placement per week in each trimester of study in the course.
  • Successfully complete at least one Clinical Competency Assessment Tool (CCAT) linked to this unit.
  • Continuously maintain the Professional Portfolio, details of which are provided on the Master of Nursing Practice (Nurse Practitioner) course site.


Assessment task 1: Written assignment (2500 words) 50%

Assessment task 2: Written assignment (2500 words) 50%

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