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HNN025 - Clinical Practicum

Enrolment modes:

Corporate Teaching Period 1: Burwood (Melbourne)

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:C Cleary
Contact hours:

160 hours

Note: 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.


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.


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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