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HNN448 - Rural Nursing

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

Trimester 3: Renee Fiolet

Contact hours:

Students will need to allocate 10 hours per week to work through the unit materials, access relevant literature and prepare for the written assessments

Note: You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

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

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

Assessment task 2: Assignment 2 (2000 words) 50%

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