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HNN741 - Nursing Inquiry for Specialist Practice

Unit details

Year2016 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

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

Your units are priced based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.

You can calculate the cost of each unit by using the following calculation:

Course fee x unit EFTSL value = unit price

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