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HNN744 - Specialty Perioperative Practice 1

Unit details

Year2016 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

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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