HNN320 - Quality and Safety in Health Care 2


2024 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Community Based Delivery (CBD)*, Warrnambool, Waterfront (Geelong)

Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule: This unit is only available to students enrolled in D355, D381, D387, H326, H329
Previously: Leadership and Clinical Governance
Campus contact:

Burwood (Melbourne): Linda Rhodes
Waterfront (Geelong): TBA
Warrnambool: TBA
CBD/NIKERI Institute: Mardhie Coleman


 HNN215, HNN217, HNN222, HNN227

Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Study commitment

Students will spend on average 150 hours over the trimester undertaking synchronous and asynchronous teaching and learning activities for this unit.

This will include 12 hours synchronous learning activities and 12 hours of guided asynchronous learning activities.

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

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 2 hour seminar in weeks 1 - 3 and 9 - 11


*National Indigenous Knowledges, Education, Research and Innovation (NIKERI) Institute students only


This unit is the second of two units within the Professional Studies Cluster designed to assist students in the transition from student to the role of registered nurse.

This unit will focus on the registered nurse’s role in promoting safe and quality care. Students will develop understanding of the registered nurse’s leadership responsibilities in clinical risk management, clinical governance, accountability, delegation, supervision, and quality improvement.

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