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HNN448 - Rural Nursing

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Cloud (online), CBD*

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Trimester 1: Rhonda Brown





Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin. Students will need to allocate 10 hours per week to work through the unit materials, access relevant literature and prepare for the written assessments


*CBD refers to Institute of Koorie Education – Community Based Delivery


This unit is one of the elective units and is considered part of the Parallel Nursing Studies cluster offered within the Bachelor of Nursing program. In this unit students are provided with an opportunity to gain an insight into recent social, economic, and political changes that have influenced rural and remote area health care practices. The role and responsibilities of nurses employed in these settings is explored with a particular focus on the challenges associated with rural and remote nursing, scope of practice, and isolation.


Assessment task 1: Assignment 1 (2000 words) 50%

Assessment task 2: Assignment 2 (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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