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NS3363 - Mental Health for Nursing and Midwifery

Credit points: 3
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band
Administered by: College of Healthcare Sciences

This subject explores contemporary mental health issues across the lifespan with an emphasis on prevention and early intervention. Students will also explore a range of therapeutic approaches used in mental health including the importance of the use of self and development of the therapeutic alliance will underpin approaches to managing mental disorders in a range of settings.

Learning Outcomes

  • demonstrate ability to respond to the needs of consumers and carers from diverse backgrounds when the person experiences a mental disorder;
  • implement appropriate techniques to facilitate and build therapeutic relationships with the person and their carers;
  • integrate attitudes and skills necessary for clinical application with consumers who have mental disorders;
  • apply principles of prevention and early intervention for mental health.
Prerequisites: 12CP WITHIN COURSES PERMITTED TO ENROL

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coord/Lect: Mr Maurice Harvey-Hall.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 10 hours lectures
  • 20 hours tutorials - Face-to-face/online tutorials
  • 80 hours - Guided learning activities / self-directed learning
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); essays (40%); assignments (10%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Examinations may be scheduled outside regular university examination period - refer to NM Year Planner. Submit all items of assessment.

External, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coord/Lect: Mr Maurice Harvey-Hall.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 10 hours lectures
  • 20 hours tutorials - Face-to-face/online tutorials
  • 80 hours - Guided learning activities / self-directed learning
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); essays (40%); assignments (10%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Examinations may be scheduled outside regular university examination period, refer to NM Year Planner. Submit all items of assessment.

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coord/Lect: Mr Maurice Harvey-Hall.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 10 hours lectures
  • 20 hours tutorials - Face-to-face/online tutorials
  • 80 hours - Guided learning activities / self-directed learning
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); essays (40%); assignments (10%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Examinations may be scheduled outside regular university examination period - refer to NM Year Planner. Submit all items of assessment.

Mackay, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coord/Lect: Mr Maurice Harvey-Hall.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 10 hours lectures
  • 20 hours tutorials - Face-to-face/online tutorials
  • 80 hours - Guided learning activities / self-directed learning
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); essays (40%); assignments (10%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Examinations may be scheduled outside regular university examination period - refer to NM Year Planner. Submit all items of assessment.

Mount Isa, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coord/Lect: Mr Maurice Harvey-Hall.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 10 hours lectures
  • 20 hours tutorials - Face-to-face/online tutorials
  • 80 hours - Guided learning activities / self-directed learning
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); essays (40%); assignments (10%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Examinations may be scheduled outside regular university examination period - refer to NM Year Planner. Submit all items of assessment.

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