HNB2001 - Contemporary Nursing A
HNB2002 - Contemporary Nursing and Mental Health A
|1.||Articulate legislative, regulatory and policy frameworks including code of conduct, and code of ethics and international classification systems for mental disorders to guide the safe delivery of evidence based person-centred mental health care;|
|2.||Translate population health, psychological models of mental wellbeing and distress and related nursing theories to examine treatment approaches used in care of people with mental health problems;|
|3.||Adapt clinical reasoning and self-reflection to assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation and documentation of nursing care in selected presentations across the lifespan, including eating disorders, complex trauma, substance use disorders, and comorbid developmental conditions;|
|4.||Critique the current provision of mental health care for identified groups in Australian society, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, other cultures and people of diversity; and|
|5.||Exhibit knowledge of the pharmacotherapeutics and quality use of psychotropic medicines, to demonstrate principles of safe medication administration.|
|Portfolio||Individual e-Portfolio Part A: Quality use of medicines 250 words (10%); Part B: Artefacts of medications related to unit (1200) (30%)||40%|
|Assignment||Poster: Group (2000 words equivalent)||30%|
|Other||OSCA: Apply a mental health nursing intervention to a case study||30%|
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