HNB1205 - Foundations in Nursing 2
HNB1206 - Professional Practice 1
RBM2101 - Pathophysiology & Quality Use of Medicines 1
|1.||Discuss the major phenomena of social, emotional, personality and cognitive development across the lifespan;|
|2.||Describe characteristic behaviours that people are likely to exhibit at various stages of the lifespan;|
|3.||Outline some major theories of human development;|
|4.||Describe the theoretical bases of mental health nursing;|
|5.||Examine the delivery of mental health services in Australia, with emphasis on the period from middle twentieth century to the present;|
|6.||Articulate knowledge of mental health and illness throughout the lifespan including determinants of mental illness, clinical manifestations and psychopathology|
|7.||Describe the legislative and ethical foundations of mental health care and treatment, in particular the roles and responsibilities of the nurse under the Victorian Mental Health Act;|
|8.||Apply skills in beginning health assessment knowledge and skills in communication, mental status examination and risk assessment;|
|9.||Demonstrate the ability to assess, plan, implement and evaluate mental health nursing care for individuals and families with anxiety, mood and psychotic disorders;|
|10.||Critically discuss common therapeutic modalities, including psychopharmacology.|
|Test||Three (3) Online Tests (20 minutes each)||15%|
|Assignment||Written Assessment (1000 words)||25%|
|Examination||Written Examination (2 hours)||60%|
Psychiatric and mental health nursing. (4th ed.),
Evans, K., Nizette, D., & O'Brien, A. (2017).
Chatswood, NSW: Elsevier.
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