Courses & Units

Foundations of Mental Health Nursing Theory 2 CNA741

Launceston

Introduction

This unit builds on the Level 1 foundational material addressed in unit CNA740 and is a co‐ requisite unit to CNA743. The unit addresses the issues relevant to the treatment setting, such as 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. You will also be introduced to what many describe as sub‐specialty mental health areas, such as child and adolescent; older persons and the specialist areas of forensic/correctional and alcohol and other drugs. Finally, issues relevant to clinical supervision and clinical practice development will be explored with you.

Summary

Unit name Foundations of Mental Health Nursing Theory 2
Unit code CNA741
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Nursing
Discipline Nursing
Coordinator

Russell James

Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 2 Off-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 13/7/2020 10/8/2020 31/8/2020 18/10/2020

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2020: $835.00 2020: $2,615.00 060305

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Requisites

Prerequisites

CNA740 and CNA742

Co-requisites

CNA743

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Online

Assessment

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

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Textbooks

Required

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