Courses & Units

Biological Therapies in Mental Health Care CNA738

Note:

This unit is taught in even years (2016, 2018 etc).

Introduction

Provides students with an overview of neurobiological concepts. Subjects covered include: neurophysiology, neuroanatomy, and drug receptors as the basis of action of all drugs. The mechanisms by which drug treatment may restore CNS (Central Nervous System) imbalance are examined. Classes of drugs commonly encountered in the psychiatric nursing environment will be covered in detail

Summary

Unit name Biological Therapies in Mental Health Care
Unit code CNA738
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of Health
School of Health Science
Discipline Health Sciences B
Teaching staff

Prof D Geraghty, Ms Chris Handley

Level Postgraduate

Availability

This unit is currently unavailable.

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see Withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2015 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2015 will be available from the 1st October 2014.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2015: $769.00 2015: $2,247.00 060305

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Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Multi-mediadelivery (equiv to 2 hrs per week), online learning

Assessment

Essay 2500 words (50%), PowerPoint presentation 1000 words (25%), Client Teaching Plan (25%)

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Textbooks

Required

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