This unit is taught in even years (2016, 2018 etc).
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.
|Unit name||Biological Therapies in Mental Health Care|
|Faculty/School||Faculty of Health
School of Health Science
|Discipline||School for Health Sciences|
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
Units are offered in attending mode unless otherwise indicated (that is attendance is required at the campus identified). A unit identified as offered by distance, that is there is no requirement for attendance, is identified with a nominal enrolment campus. A unit offered to both attending students and by distance from the same campus is identified as having both modes of study.
Special approval is required for enrolment into TNE Program units.
|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
* 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 2016 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2016 will be available from the 1st October 2016.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2016: $782.00||2016: $2,303.00||060305|
Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
Multi-mediadelivery (equiv to 2 hrs per week), online learning
Essay 2500 words (50%), PowerPoint presentation 1000 words (25%), Client Teaching Plan (25%)
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Information about any textbook requirements will be available from mid November.