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HNN313 - Perioperative Nursing

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Cloud (online)
Trimester 2: Cloud (online)
Enrolment quotas apply

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:

(Normally students must be enrolled in H326 Bachelor of Nursing to enrol in this unit)

Unit chair:

Elyse Coffey


HNN122 and HBS109



Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

3 x 1 hour cloud (online) classes. Students should allocate 10 hours per week to complete learning activities and unit assessments.


This elective unit provides second or third year students with the opportunity to learn about a specific context of nursing. This unit will introduce key concepts related to caring for patients experiencing surgery, anaesthesia, and post anaesthesia care. Students will explore the varied roles of nurses in the perioperative environment. The unit provides students with an opportunity to build on their understanding of patient-centred care, evidence-based practice, and quality and safety approaches in perioperative nursing.


Assessment task 1: ePortfolio presentations (3 x 600 word) 45%

Assessment task 2: Written assignment (2000 word) 55%

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