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HNN741 - Nursing Inquiry for Specialist Practice

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Cloud (online)^

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

Ann Parkman





Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Theoretical component 3 hours per week - a combination of classes and cloud (online) readings. Students will be expected to undertake an additional seven hours per week of independent study.


This unit is part of the Perioperative Specialty stream of the Master of Nursing Practice for students who are also employed in a suitable clinical area in partnership with Deakin University.

^Students enrol as Cloud (online) students; however there are significant campus requirements


The unit covers: professional competence, recognition and regulation in the nursing profession; theories surrounding loss, grief, death in OR organ procurement in relation to nursing practice; current and emerging trends in transcultural nursing practice; communication patterns applicable to healthcare settings and multidisciplinary teams that includes healthcare culture, dynamics of teams, effective communication, conflict resolution, and horizontal violence; assessing and meeting the needs of individuals; and teaching and learning processes that are nurse led and occur in the context of patient care and staff development.


Assessment task 1: Assignment 1: (2000 words) 40%

Assessment task 2: Assignment 2: (3000 words) 60%

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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