ADVANCED MENTAL HEALTH PRACTICE 2

MMH5AMH

2020

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students will build on advanced knowledge and skills and undertake specific modules related to their area of interest. Although the focus for each student through this subject will vary slightly, all students will develop cognitive and technical skills that demonstrate a broad understanding of a body of knowledge and advanced understanding of underlying principles and theoretical concepts in some areas of a particular focus in mental health practice. The subject is delivered via a flexible online mode comprising learning modules via LMS and supported by appropriate clinical practicum.

SchoolLa Trobe Rural Health School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorKate Emond

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions This subject is only available to students in the Bachelor of Paramedic Practice with Honours in semester 1. Master of Mental Health and Master of Mental Health Nursing students must enrol in semester 2

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Appraise and make use of valid evidence to design & implement strategies appropriate to diverse situations.

Activities:
Written and online activities, review of literature, clinical practice

02. Collaborate effectively within a multidiscplinary team to ensure safe, ethical practice.

Activities:
Clinical practice. Discussion groups and use of Pebble pad to log reflections related to this ILO.

03. Communicate rigorous & rational arguments in a manner appropriate to the given audience, situation & context

Activities:
Clinical practice. Discussion groups and use of Pebble pad to log reflections related to this ILO.

04. Integrate valid evidence available from current developments and research and determine its impact on your advanced practice

Activities:
Online activities, review of literature, clinical practice.

05. Synthesise & apply evidence-based knowledge to your advanced practice.

Activities:
Review of litertaure, online and written activites, clinical practice

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Bendigo, 2020, Semester 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKate Emond

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning
One 1.0 hours problem based learning per week and delivered via online.
"Students complete the equivalent of up to 7 hours of on-line learning per week."

Placement - Off Site
One 105.0 hours placement - off site per study period and delivered via online.
"Students undertake approximately 105 hours of clinical practicum per semester."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online reflective activities and/or quiz's (1,500-words equivalent)40 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Written assessment (2,500-words)60 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Clinical appraisal Hurdle (500-words equivalent )Hurdle - student must pass clinical to pass subject. 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Bendigo, 2020, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKate Emond

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning
One 1.0 hours problem based learning per week and delivered via online.
"Students complete the equivalent of up to 7 hours of on-line learning per week."

Placement - Off Site
One 105.0 hours placement - off site per study period and delivered via online.
"Students undertake approximately 105 hours of clinical practicum per semester."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online reflective activities and/or quiz's (1,500-words equivalent)40 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Written assessment (2,500-words)60 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Clinical appraisal Hurdle (500-words equivalent )Hurdle - student must pass clinical to pass subject. 01, 02, 03, 04, 05