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HNN448 - Rural Nursing

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Cloud (online), CBD*
Trimester 3: 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

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

Unit fee information available soon

2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

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