COMPREHENSIVE MENTAL HEALTH ASSESSMENT

MMH4CMA

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will develop fundamental knowledge and skills required in clinical mental health practice. Students will develop comprehensive assessment and management skills and recognise the interrelationship between a person's medical, social and psychological health. This subject provides a theoretical and practical foundation that prepares students for ethically oriented professional practice. This subject enables students to develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills, and specialised clinical proficiency. Using independent judgment, you will plan, implement and evaluate practice in mental health contexts.

SchoolLa Trobe Rural Health School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorKate Emond

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

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

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesStudents will participate in summative and formative activities including online lectures, reflective activities, participation with peers, analysis of case studies and scenarios online, online skills sessions, online quizzes, written assessments and an oral presentation.

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeStudents have obtained knowledge required to successfully complete a Bachelors degree or equivalent Satisfactory computer skills in Microsoft Word or equivalent programs.

Career Ready

Career-focusedYes

Work-based learningYes

Self sourced or Uni sourcedSelf Sourced

Entire subject or partial subjectPartial subject

Total hours/days requiredNo minimum hours required

Location of WBL activity (region)Flexible

WBL addtional requirementsStudents must seek out opportunities to link theoretical learning to practice.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Perform and evaluate clinical assessments appropriate for mental health care.
02. Critically analyse information to enable informed clinical decision making based to solve problems.
03. Develop and evaluate evidence-based nursing plans that support therapeutic relationships with mental health consumers and their families and carers that are characterized by co-constructive care and collaborative engagement.
04. Develop and evaluate learning strategies that are responsive to reflective practice.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

On-Line, 2021, LTU Term 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKate Emond

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 16
One 2.00 hours unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 16 and delivered via online.
There is a term break of one week.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Evidence of engagement and interaction.

N/AOtherCombinedNo25 SILO3, SILO4

Written Assessment

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo45 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Online oral presentation

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4