HBS345 - Collaborative Practice in Healthcare


2024 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Online

Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule: This unit is only available to students enrolled in H326, H330, H355

One of HNN122, HNN124, HSO208, or HSW313

Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

This will include educator guided online learning activities within the unit site.

Scheduled learning activities - online

Online independent and collaborative learning activities including 3 x 1.5 hour online seminars across trimester. Dates to be advised at the start of the trimester.


HBS345 is an online unit involving students from Nursing, Psychology, Occupational Therapy, Social Work, Optometry, Medical Imaging and Medicine.

In this unit, students are allocated in to interprofessional student teams. In these teams, they develop care plans for complex cases by participating in Zoom case conferences and by ongoing online-based discussion to finalise the care plans.

Students also explore the key competency domains of collaborative practice such as role clarification, team functioning, collaborative leadership, interprofessional conflict resolution, interprofessional communication and patient-centred care, along with how their personality style impacts on their teamwork.

Unit Fee Information

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