Not currently offered

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject aims to develop skills, knowledge and techniques required to communicate with and provide care to individuals with mental health conditions. Students will learn how to identify key human behaviours and factors that contribute to health and wellbeing.

SchoolLa Trobe Rural Health School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorLyn Faulks

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be admitted in one of the following courses: HBHCB, HBHCK, HBHCM, HBHCP, HBHCW


Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready


Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Contribute to communicating effectively with the client with health problems. Identify individual strategies to enhance communication.
02. Perform nursing interventions to support health care of clients with mental health problems.
03. Respond appropriately to signs of mental illness and provide and maintain a safe working environment.
04. Deliver complex information effectively to promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety.

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