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HNN744 - Specialty Perioperative Practice 1

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 2: Cloud (online)^

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

Pat Nicholson

Prerequisite:HNN740, HNN755
Corequisite:HNN742, HNN743
Incompatible with: HNN753
Contact hours:

Theoretical component 3 hours per week - a combination of classes and cloud (online) seminars and 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.


Intraoperative Stream

The unit includes: surgical anatomy, care, management and complications associated with advanced surgical procedures such as gastrointestinal, vascular, thoracic and neurosurgery; advanced life support; evidence-based perioperative practice and critical appraisal of interventions.

Anaesthesia / PACU Stream

The unit includes: care, management, and complications of the patient undergoing vascular, thoracic and neurosurgical procedures; advanced life support; evidence-based anaesthesia and post-anaesthesia practice and critical appraisal of interventions.


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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