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Unit details

HNN780 - Quality and Safety in Medication Management

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:


Cohort rule:

Must be enrolled in one of the following courses: H645, H665, H666, H667, H672, H675, H676, H771, H773, H776 or undertaken as a single unit of study

Unit chair:

Carmel Cleary


For H773 Master of Nursing Practice (Nurse Practitioner) students: HNN730, HNN731, HNN732, HNN733.

All other approved courses: Nil


The unit aims to prepare students for quality and safe prescribing practice. Students will extend their knowledge of prescribing using the principles of quality medicine safety and management required for an autonomous prescriber role.


Assessment task 1: Written assignment (3000 words) 50%

Assessment task 2: Examination (2 hours) 50%

Assessment task 3: Clinical assessment

[For students enrolled in the Master of Nursing Practice (Nurse Practitioner)]

Each student is required to have access to a clinical supervisor to support extension of their field of practice for their clinical domain. A professional portfolio is to be maintained including placement and clinical supervisor agreements to be submitted to the course coordinator. ln addition, the student is required to engage in oral presentations and assessment feedback is to be kept in their copy of the professional portfolio. The student is required to successfully complete all course requirements prior to submitting their application to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia for endorsement as a 'nurse practitioner'.

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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