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HBS745 - Collaborative Practice in Healthcare

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:


Unit chair:

Sherryn Evans


HSE704 or HSN744 or HSW714



Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin


HBS745 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 Key Factors in Collaborative Practice, understanding your own and others personal style, health professional 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: Collaborative Practice CloudDeakin discussion points 20%
Assessment task 3: Self-directed stream assessment – reflective pieces (2000 words) 50%

Unit Fee Information

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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