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Trimester 2: Cloud (online)^
Theoretical component 3 hours per week - a combination of classes, cloud (online) modules and seminars. 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.
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.
The unit includes: surgical anatomy related to patients undergoing general and specialty surgery including orthopaedic, urology, and obstetrics; intraoperative nursing considerations and the management of surgical complications; principles and management of patients undergoing day surgery including preadmission, patient assessment, discharge planning.
Assessment task 1: Assignment (1500 words) 40%
Assessment task 2: Examination (2 hours) 60%
Assessment task 3: Clinical assessments pass/fail.
Both the theoretical and clinical components of the assessment must be passed in order to successfully gain an overall pass in this unit. Clinical assessments form part of the assessment of this unit. Recognition of the importance of clinical assessments is calculated in the overall student workload.
Note: Failure of a compulsory practicum component in a unit will normally lead to exclusion.
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