MENTAL HEALTH NURSING

NSG2MHN

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will be introduced to the concept of mental illness and the implications for families of the mentally ill person and broader community. Therapeutic and psychosocial interventions are discussed within the context of the broad socio-cultural environment. The student will gain an understanding of mental illness, diagnostic categories, the treatment and services available, particularly in Victoria, consumer and carer perspectives, indigenous issues and the legislative frameworks that guide service delivery patterns. Students will explore collaborative interdisciplinary care, combining general nursing care with a specific mental health nursing specialisation and develop a set of basic skills to enable them provision of recovery focused care.

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorLouise Ward

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites NSG2ACA and NSG2MIN

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsMental Health Care: An Introduction for Health ProfessionalsPrescribedHungerford, C., Hodgson, D., Clancy, R., Jones, T., Harrison, A. & Hart, C. 2012MILTON: JOHN WILEY & SONS
ReadingsClinical Psychomotor SkillsRecommendedTollefson, J. (2007)SOUTH MELBOURNE: THOMSON.
ReadingsKey concepts in nursing.RecommendedMason-Whitehead, E., McIntosh, A., Bryan,A. & Mason, T.(2008)LONDON: SAGE
ReadingsMental Health in Australia: Collaborative Community Practice.RecommendedMeadows, G., Singh, B., & Grigg, M. (2007)2ND EDN, SOUTH MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA. OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS.

Subject options

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Albury-Wodonga, 2014, Week 30-44, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLouise Ward

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 30 - 34
Four 1.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 34 and delivered via face-to-face.
"4-hours of workshops"

Placement - Off Site Week: 35 - 44
One 15.0 days placement - off site per study period from week 35 to week 44 and delivered via face-to-face.
"120 hours of clinical placement which may be offered outside of the semester."

Lecture Week: 30 - 30
One 2.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 30 and delivered via face-to-face.
"2-hours of lectures"

Evidence Based Learning Week: 31 - 34
One 4.0 hours evidence based learning per study period from week 31 to week 34 and delivered via online.
"4 Hours of on-line learning to be completed."

Evidence Based Learning Week: 30 - 34
Nine 2.0 hours evidence based learning per study period from week 30 to week 34 and delivered via online.
"20-hours of student directed learning on-line to complement the on-line learning activities."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
One 2,000-word individual essay50
One 2-hour written examinationHurdle requirement: Formative & Summative evaluation of students achievement of enabling outcomes & clinical competence as prescribed in the subject.50

Bendigo, 2014, Week 30-44, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorShaun Sutcliffe

Class requirements

Evidence Based Learning Week: 30 - 34
Nine 2.0 hours evidence based learning per study period from week 30 to week 34 and delivered via online.
"20-hours of student directed learning on-line to complement the on-line learning activities."

Evidence Based Learning Week: 31 - 34
One 4.0 hours evidence based learning per study period from week 31 to week 34 and delivered via online.
"4 Hours of on-line learning to be completed."

Lecture Week: 30 - 30
One 2.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 30 and delivered via face-to-face.
"2-hours of lectures"

Placement - Off Site Week: 35 - 44
One 15.0 days placement - off site per study period from week 35 to week 44 and delivered via face-to-face.
"120 hours of clinical placement which may be offered outside of the semester."

WorkShop Week: 30 - 34
Four 1.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 34 and delivered via face-to-face.
"4-hours of workshops"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
One 2,000-word individual essay50
One 2-hour written examinationHurdle requirement: Formative & Summative evaluation of students achievement of enabling outcomes & clinical competence as prescribed in the subject.50

Melbourne, 2014, Week 23-43, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLouise Ward

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site
One 15.0 days placement - off site per study period and delivered via blended.
"Students complete 120 hours of clinical placement across the semester which may be offered outside of the semester."

WorkShop Week: 23 - 23
Five 7.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 23 to week 23 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Five 7-hour workshops delivered face to face in Week 23."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
One 2,000-word individual essay50
One 2-hour written examinationHurdle requirement: Formative & Summative evaluation of students achievement of enabling outcomes & clinical competence as prescribed in the subject.50

Melbourne, 2014, Week 30-44, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSinead Barry

Class requirements

WorkShop
Four 1.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students complete 4 hours of workshops."

Placement - Off Site
One 15.0 days placement - off site per study period and delivered via blended.
"Students complete 120 hours of clinical placement across the semester which may be offered outside of the semester."

Problem Based Learning
One 1.0 hours problem based learning per study period and delivered via online.
"Students complete 20-hours of student directed learning."

Lecture
One 2.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students complete a 2 hour lecture."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
One 2,000-word individual essay50
One 2-hour written examinationHurdle requirement: Formative & Summative evaluation of students achievement of enabling outcomes & clinical competence as prescribed in the subject.50

Mildura, 2014, Week 30-44, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLouise Ward

Class requirements

Evidence Based Learning Week: 30 - 34
Nine 2.0 hours evidence based learning per study period from week 30 to week 34 and delivered via online.
"20-hours of student directed learning on-line to complement the on-line learning activities."

Evidence Based Learning Week: 31 - 34
One 4.0 hours evidence based learning per study period from week 31 to week 34 and delivered via online.
"4 Hours of on-line learning to be completed."

Lecture Week: 30 - 30
One 2.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 30 and delivered via face-to-face.
"2-hours of lectures"

Placement - Off Site Week: 35 - 44
One 15.0 days placement - off site per study period from week 35 to week 44 and delivered via face-to-face.
"120 hours of clinical placement which may be offered outside of the semester."

WorkShop Week: 30 - 34
Four 1.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 34 and delivered via face-to-face.
"4-hours of workshops"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
One 2,000-word individual essay50
One 2-hour written examinationHurdle requirement: Formative & Summative evaluation of students achievement of enabling outcomes & clinical competence as prescribed in the subject.50

Shepparton, 2014, Week 30-44, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLouise Ward

Class requirements

Evidence Based Learning Week: 30 - 34
Nine 2.0 hours evidence based learning per study period from week 30 to week 34 and delivered via online.
"20-hours of student directed learning on-line to complement the on-line learning activities."

Evidence Based Learning Week: 31 - 34
One 4.0 hours evidence based learning per study period from week 31 to week 34 and delivered via online.
"4 Hours of on-line learning to be completed."

Lecture Week: 30 - 30
One 2.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 30 and delivered via face-to-face.
"2-hours of lectures"

Placement - Off Site Week: 35 - 44
One 15.0 days placement - off site per study period from week 35 to week 44 and delivered via face-to-face.
"120 hours of clinical placement which may be offered outside of the semester."

WorkShop Week: 30 - 34
Four 1.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 34 and delivered via face-to-face.
"4-hours of workshops"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
One 2,000-word individual essay50
One 2-hour written examinationHurdle requirement: Formative & Summative evaluation of students achievement of enabling outcomes & clinical competence as prescribed in the subject.50