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Unit details

HNN733 - Advanced Practice Development

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:

Must be enrolled in one of the following courses: H645, H665, H666, H667, H672, H675, H676, H771, H773, H776 or undertaken as a single unit of study

Unit chair:

Andrea Driscoll


For H773 Master of Nursing Practice (Nurse Practitioner) students: HNN730, HNN731.

Other approved courses: Nil




The aims of this unit are to provide students with the opportunity to explore principles and develop knowledge of evidence based practice research and their application into each student's chosen clinical domain of practice. Students will also explore issues surrounding health management, clinical audits, and risk management procedures to develop skills and strategies for quality improvement. These issues will also be in reference to the ANMC national competency standards for the nurse practitioner, professional practice guidelines; and quality and safety.


Assessment task 1: Written assignment (2000 words) 40%

Assessment task 2: Written assignment (3000 words) 60%, hurdle tasks*.

*The hurdle tasks required to be successfully completed by students enrolled in H773 Master of Nursing Practice (Nurse Practitioner) to fulfil requirements of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and to support their application for endorsement as a ‘nurse practitioner’ following successful course completion are presented on CloudDeakin.

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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