HNB2105 - Nursing and Mental Health 1
RBM2202 - Pathophysiology & Quality Use of Medicines 2
HNB2104 - Nursing and Acute Care 1
HNB2106 - Professional Practice 2
|1.||Examine the use of classification systems and the structure, function and policy issues of psychiatric services;|
|2.||Demonstrate knowledge in mental health and illness throughout the lifespan including mental health promotion, determinants of mental illness, clinical manifestations, and psychopathology, this includes eating, personality, and somatoform disorders;|
|3.||Demonstrate understanding of common therapeutic modalities, including psychopharmacology, group and family therapy;|
|4.||Critically discuss the physical, psychological and social manifestations of individuals with a dual disability (intellectual disability and mental illness);|
|5.||Demonstrate knowledge in substance use, substance-related disorders and dual diagnosis;|
|6.||Critically analyse the range of intervention and treatment services available to individuals with substance use including, harm minimisation and motivational interviewing;|
|7.||Demonstrate advanced skills in communication, psychosocial assessment, mental status examination and risk assessment;|
|8.||Demonstrate the ability to plan, implement and evaluate mental health care for individuals and families;|
|9.||Demonstrate culturally appropriate skills in assessment and intervention of individuals from various cultural groups including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders with mental illness.|
|Examination||Practical Skills Testing (1 hour)||30%|
|Assignment||Written Assessment, group poster and presentation (2000 words)||30%|
|Examination||Written Examination - case studies x 2 (2 hours)||40%|
Psychiatric and mental health nursing 4th ed.
Elder, R., Evans, K. & Nizette, D. (2017)
Chatswood, NSW: Mosby.
Psychiatric nursing care plans 5th ed.
Fortinash, K. M., & Holoday-Worret, P. A. (2007)
St Louis: Mosby.
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