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NS3370 - Issues in Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing (Mental Health)

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: School of Nursing, Midwifery & Nutrition (pre 2015)

This subject will provide students in the mental health nursing major with the opportunity to extend their knowledge of mental health issues and mental health nursing practice. The subject explores contemporary mental health issues including child and youth mental health, substance use and mental health, and homelessness and mental health, with an emphasis on prevention and early intervention. Students will also explore a range of therapeutic approaches used in mental health.

Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of a range of contemporary mental health nursing issues;
  • Possess the knowledge to apply principles of prevention and early intervention for mental health to their nursing practice; and;
  • Develop knowledge of a range of therapeutic approaches that can be applied to their nursing practice.
Prerequisites: NS3361
NS3310 NS3320


External, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Lecturers: Dr Ylona Chun Tie, <Person not found>.
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); (50%).

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