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HBS345 - Interprofessional Collaboration in Health Care

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Cloud (online)

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:


Cohort rule:

Must be enrolled in course H326, H330, H355

Unit chair:

Sherryn Evans


One of HNN227, HSO206, or HSW313



Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin


HBS345 is a Cloud (online) unit involving students from Nursing, Psychology, Occupational Therapy, Social Work, Dietetics, Clinical Exercise Physiology and Medicine. There are two streams to this unit that run concurrently throughout the trimester: the self-directed IPE stream and the interactive case conference stream. 

In the self-directed IPE stream students explore in a self-directed manner the key themes of the unit including what is Interprofessional Collaboration, understanding your own and others personal style, health professionals roles, leadership in collaborative teams, teams and team development, and conflict management and assertiveness in collaborative teams.

In the interactive case conference stream students participate in weekly discussions with their team via CloudDeakin and participate in three case conferences using Blackboard Collaborate in which they collaborate with the other health professional students in their team to develop a care plan for each case and consider issues related to interprofessional teams.


Assessment task 1: Interactive case conference stream assessment - Care plan development including Blackboard Collaborate case conferences, Care plan CloudDeakin discussions and finalised team care plans 30%
Assessment task 2: Interprofessional collaboration CloudDeakin discussion points 20%
Assessment task 3: Self-directed stream assessment – reflective pieces (2000 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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