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HNN025 - Clinical Practicum

Unit details

Year2015 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:

Jennifer Rawet





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

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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