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Unit details

HNN781 - Therapeutic Medication Management

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:

0.125

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

Unit chair:

Carmel Cleary

Prerequisite:

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

Note:

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.

Content

This unit will expand the clinician‘s knowledge of pharmacological principles and medication management according to their clinical domain as an autonomous prescriber. In addition, the unit will prepare clinicians for the role and responsibility to independently prescribe medicines.

Assessment

Assessment task 1: Case presentation (2500 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
$769$615$2487$3076

* 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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