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HNN788 - Advanced Concepts in Specialty Practice

Unit details

Year2015 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

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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