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

Credit points: 3
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Healthcare Sciences

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


Study Period 2, External
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Lecturers: <Person not found>, Mrs Natalie Conley.
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); (50%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Examinations may be scheduled outside regular university examination period - refer to Clinical Ladder

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.