INTERVENTIONS IN MENTAL HEALTH NURSING PRACTICE

NSG4IMH

Not currently offered

Credit points: 20

Subject outline

In this unit students are given the opportunity to implement evidence-based interventions in primary, secondary and tertiary settings for specific mental disorders that are relevant to the consumers life-stage. Mental health nurses are required to provide evidence-based treatment, rehabilitation and support services that prevent relapse and promote recovery. These treatments are provided across the lifespan and are delivered in a manner that is sensitive to the needs of individuals and their family.

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

Credit points20

Subject Co-ordinatorKatherine Emond

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsYes

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PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjects NSG42IMH NSG41IMH

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsManagement of Mental Disorders (4th Edn)RecommendedTreatment Protocol ProtocolWORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION COLLABORATING CENTRE FOR MENTAL HEALTH AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE SYD:AUST(2004)
ReadingsMental Health in Australia; Collaborative Community Practice (2nd Edn)RecommendedMeadows, G, Singh, B, Grigg, M (Eds)OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS, SOUTH MELBOURNE. (2007)

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