MENTAL HEALTH NURSING AND THERAPEUTIC PHARMACOLOGY
Credit points: 15
In this subject students will develop knowledge and skills to identify the effects of medications on physiological, biochemical and pathophysiological body systems. Students will apply systematic clinical assessment and evidence based critical thinking skills to justify rationales for the initiation/instigation of therapeutic medications and treatment plans in mental health nursing practice.
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
TutorialWeek: 37 - 42
One 2.00 hours tutorial 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, SILO2, SILO4|
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|