Courses & Units

Foundations of Mental Health Nursing Theory 2 CNA741

Note:

This unit uses group work and late enrolment may affect your ability to participate actively.

Introduction

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.

Summary

Unit name Foundations of Mental Health Nursing Theory 2
Unit code CNA741
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of Health
School of Health Science
Discipline Health Sciences B
Teaching staff

Mrs C 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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Requisites

  • COREQ - CNA743
  • PREREQ - CNA740
  • PREREQ - CNA742

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Online, in addition to compulsory 3 day face-to-face intensives.

Assessment

Online Discussion x 2 (30%), Online Test (10%), Resource Portfolio (60%)

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Textbooks

Required

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