HNN227 - Quality and Safety: Nursing Practice 3


2021 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), CBD*, Warrnambool, Waterfront (Geelong)
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), CBD*, Waterfront (Geelong)

Credit point(s): 2
EFTSL value: 0.250
Cohort rule:

Must be enrolled in course D355, D381, D387, H326, H329

Campus contact:

Trimester 1:
Burwood (Melbourne): Linda Rhodes
Warrnambool: Christopher Wakefield

Trimester 2:
Burwood (Melbourne): Linda Rhodes


All of HBS109, HNN114, HNN120, HNN122



Incompatible with:


Study commitment

Students will on average spend 300 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

2 Cloud (online) hours, 1 x 2 hour seminar, 1 x 2 hour simulation session per week and 160 hour clinical placement


*CBD refers to the National Indigenous Knowledges, Education, Research and Innovation (NIKERI) Institute; Community Based Delivery

Department of Human Services policy - Police Record Check and Working With Children Check

In accordance with Department of Human Services policy, all students are required to undertake a National Police Record Check prior to clinical placements in each calendar year of their course.

In accordance with the Department of Justice 2007, Working with Children Act 2005, amended 2017, all students are required to undertake a Working with Children Check at the commencement of their course. Students who fail to obtain a Police Record Check and a Working with Children Check prior to the commencement of clinical placement will not be able to undertake clinical placement and this will impede progress in the course.

Students may also be required to declare their immunisation status to satisfy the requirements of health organisations where they will be undertaking their clinical learning experience. A health organisation may refuse to accept a student for placement if the student’s immunisation status is not satisfactory to the health organisation.


This unit is one of three units within the Clinical Studies Cluster: Year 2. The unit aims to provide opportunities for students to develop knowledge and skills related specifically to the assessment and management of patients experiencing acute episodic illness in hospital. The focus of learning is on the identification of risk, the management of symptoms, and the impact of hospitalisation on patients’ functional abilities. During a four (4) week clinical placement students will have the opportunity to further develop and apply knowledge and skills learned in this unit and previous units.

Hurdle requirement

  • Clinical skills (equivalent 1500 words)
  • Failure of the clinical component will lead to a fail in this unit and may lead to exclusion.

Unit Fee Information

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