This unit uses group work during a compulsory 3 day face-to-face intensive and late enrolment may affect your ability to participate actively.
The Unit addresses hospital-based and community-based mental health care within an ecological perspective. Issues of mental health promotion and illness prevention, crisis intervention, psychiatric rehabilitation and recovery are examined, including the contributions of non-government and voluntary agencies. Students will also be introduced to sub-specialty mental health areas such as Child and Adolescent Mental Health Nursing, the Older Person in Mental Health, Forensic Mental Health, Substance Abuse and Comorbidity. Finally, issues relevant to Clinical Supervision and Clinical Practice Development will be explored.
|Unit name||Foundations of Mental Health Nursing Theory 2|
|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 as On-campus where the majority of teaching will occur at the campus identified. Units offered Off-campus generally have no requirement for attendance at a physical university campus unless the unit has practical or fieldwork components*: the campus indicated for an Off-Campus unit is the one at which teaching is administered from.
*Please read the Unit Introduction in the Course and Unit Handbook for attendance requirements for units offered in Off-campus mode.
|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 2017 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2017 will be available from the 1st October 2016.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2017: $793.00||2017: $2,360.00||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.
- COREQ - CNA743
- PREREQ - CNA740
- PREREQ - CNA742
Online, in addition to compulsory 3 day face-to-face intensives.
Online Discussion x 2 (30%), Online Test (10%), Resource Portfolio (60%)
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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