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|Unit chair:||A Parkman|
Theoretical component 3 hours per week (a combination of lectures, online modules and tutorials). 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.
Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.
*Students enrol as off campus students, however there are significant on campus requirements.
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.
Assignment (1500 words) 40%, examination (2 hours) 60%, 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.
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.