Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

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This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2016 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

Monash University

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Postgraduate - Unit

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Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

Organisational Unit

School of Rural Health


Dr Susan Waller


Not offered in 2016


Students will complete a project demonstrating skills and knowledge in project negotiation, research and implementation with subsequent knowledge translation which will benefit the community/ health service in which the student is located.


Upon successful completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. Demonstrate community engagement, the rationale for this engagement, the tactics and strategies for community program development and evaluation.
  2. Critically evaluate the evidence and design a suitable project to meet community needs.
  3. Describe the application of a systems based approach to a community based project.
  4. Negotiate, manage and document the planning and completion of a group project.


Project proposal (1,000 words) (15%) (Hurdle)
Multimedia presentation (15-20 minutes) (30%) (Hurdle)
Project summary (3,000 words) (55%) (Hurdle)

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