ADVANCED THERAPEUTIC SKILLS FOR MENTAL HEALTH NURSING
Credit points: 15
In this subject students will critically examine theoretical frameworks for conducting advanced therapeutic skills in mental health nursing practice. Students will extend their understanding of therapeutic approaches including talk based therapy and working with people in crisis, using a problem-solving approach in the context of mental health care. Students will gain enhanced knowledge and skills required to undertake therapy with a specific focus on advanced communication and language. Students need to seek out work integrated learning experiences in which skills can be applied to real workplace context.
SchoolLa Trobe Rural Health School
Subject Co-ordinatorKate Emond
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters
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.
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
Assumed knowledgeStudents have obtained knowledge required to successfully complete a Bachelor of Nursing degree or equivalent. Satisfactory computer skills in Microsoft Word or equivalent programs.
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
Intended Learning Outcomes
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On-Line, 2021, LTU Term 5, Online
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKate Emond
Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 37 - 42
One 2.00 hours unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 37 to week 42 and delivered via online.
1500 word equivalent Evidence of engagement and interaction.
|Other||Combined||No||25||SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5|
2000 word equivalent Written Assessment.
|Assignment||Individual||No||45||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4|
1500 word equivalent Online oral presentation.
|Oral presentation||Individual||No||30||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5|