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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

FacultyFaculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
OfferedPeninsula Second semester 2011 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Virginia Plummer


NEH2002 is the first of two units offered in the Bachelor of Nursing/Bachelor of Emergency Health related to Interprofessional teams. The underpinning framework of this unit and NEH3001 Interprofessional Healthcare Teams 2 are based on the "Interprofessional Capability Framework" developed by the Combined Universities Interprofessional Learning Unit, in Sheffield, UK. The guidelines generated from this framework relate to practice-based learning and fall within four conceptual domains: Knowledge in Practice, Ethical practice, Interprofessional Working and Reflection.


At the completion of this unit students will be able to:

Theme I: Knowledge in Practice

  • describe the legal frameworks and statutory and regulatory requirements of the profession that make up the health care team;
  • outline team structures and variables that effect team functioning and understand group dynamics and the professional roles of all team members;

Theme II: Ethical Practice

  • demonstrate an ability to understand and respect patients' cultures, values and belief systems;

Theme III: Interprofessional Working

  • produce an example of integrated assessment and plan of care in partnership with the patient and responsive to the needs of health care service requirements;
  • demonstrate effective communication skills in the context of patient focused care;

Theme IV: Reflection

  • describe reflective processes in order to work in partnership with patients and colleagues.


Written Reports on case-based team learning exercises: 40%
Self, peer and tutor assessments of group work and simulated team exercises: 30%
Assignment: 30%

Chief examiner(s)

Ms Virginia Plummer


NUR2002, BEH1011