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92025 Fundamentals of Mental Health Nursing (Enrolled Nurse Entry 1)

6cp; lectures and laboratories (blended): 4hpw, 80 clinical hours

Undergraduate

Description

Students explore a range of issues related to the promotion of health and the nursing care of people in need of mental health care, the impact for their families and carers, and the importance of mental health nursing in all health care settings including inpatient and community-based services. The knowledge, attitudes and skills required for contemporary mental health nursing practice – such as interpersonal skills to build and maintain therapeutic relationships, assessment processes, therapeutic interventions, development of partnerships with consumers in their recovery, inter-professional collaboration and reflective practice – are explored. Mental health nursing practice that places the consumer at the centre of all mental health services is a key feature of this subject.

Typical availability

Spring session, City campus


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