Future students

Course search


Unit details

Return to previous page

HNN745 - Speciality Perioperative Practice 2

Offering information:

Not offered in 2014

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 2: Cloud (online)^

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:
Prerequisite:HNN755, HNN740
Corequisite:HNN742, HNN743
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 7 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, perioperative nursing considerations and management of complications for patients undergoing specialty surgery including cardiac; care of the perioperative trauma patient; critical incident and risk management.


Assignment (1500 words) 40%, assignment (2000 words) 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

Return to previous page

Deakin University acknowledges the traditional land owners of present campus sites.

8th June 2007