EXPERIENCES AND PERCEPTIONS OF MENTAL ILLNESS

MMH4EPM

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students will explore the complexities that exercising choice and control poses for people with mental illness and develop knowledge and skills such as supported decision making and recovery orientated practice. It will also explore the challenges and strategies for ensuring the collective voices of people with mental illness are heard about systemic issues.

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. Critically evaluate models of care to achieve personalized care strategies that meet the life and health needs of mental health consumers.
02. Practice professional person centered care and advocacy independently as a team member in mental health settings in accordance with professional ethical standards.
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 3, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKate Emond

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 18 - 23
One 2.00 hours unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 18 to week 23 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Evidence of engagement and interaction

N/AOtherCombinedNo25 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Written Assessment

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo45 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Online oral presentation

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3