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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:

0.125

Unit chair:

TBA

Prerequisite:

HNN750

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin with campus requirements

Note:

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.

Content

This unit is designed to advance the practice of specialist nurses by further developing students’ professional practice and clinical leadership skills. Students will be challenged to become leaders in evidence-based practice specific to their area and change agents to improve the quality of nursing care and patient outcomes.

 

This unit covers the role of specialist nurses in managing critically ill patients in relation to:

  • the advanced assessment and management of patients requiring complex physiological interventions and support;
  • emerging trends in evidence-based speciality nursing practice, and knowledge translation;
  • planning and management of contemporary and emerging workforce issues; and
  • critical examination of the social, political, economic, legal and cultural contexts of specialty practice.

Assessment

Assessment task 1: Written assignment 1 (2500 words) 50%
Assessment task 2: Written assignment 2 (2500 words) 50%

Unit Fee Information

If you are:

Domestic

  • in a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate full fee paying student - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

International

  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

Course based calculation

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


Unit based calculation

Your tuition fees are calculated on the units you enrol in. This means your fees are based on the units you choose to study and not a fixed course price. The tuition fees for this unit are displayed in the table below:


Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$782$625$2562$3215

* 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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