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HNN788 - Advanced Concepts in Specialty Nursing Practice

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 2: Cloud (online)^

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:


Unit chair:

Josh Allen


HNN751 and HNN752



Incompatible with:

HNN784, HNN785, HNN786, HNN787

Contact hours:

Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin with campus requirements


This unit is part of the Intensive Care, Cardiac Care, Emergency Care and Critical Care Specialty streams of the Master of Nursing Practice for students who are also employed in a suitable clinical area in partnership with Deakin University.

^Students enrol as Cloud (online) students, however there are significant campus requirement. Classes are conducted at Burwood (Melbourne) and are videoconferenced to other venues.


The unit covers the advanced assessment and management of patients with organ dysfunction requiring complex physiological interventions and support; emerging trends in evidence-based speciality nursing practice; advanced cardiac electrocardiography; and planning and management of workforce issues related to critical care units including staff mentoring and supervision, and operational issues.


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

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

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

Unit fee information available soon

2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

Your units are priced based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.

You can calculate the cost of each unit by using the following calculation:

Course fee x unit EFTSL value = unit price

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