MENTAL HEALTH PHARMACOLOGY

PHE3MHP

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will learn how to identify mental health conditions and some core principles around working with people with such conditions. Students will also learn the general principles of pharmacology, including pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics, and gain knowledge on common drugs used to treat disease, including disorders of the central nervous system. Clinical topics such as adverse drug reactions and drug interactions will also be covered.

SchoolPsychology and Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorPaul O'Halloran

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must have successfully completed: PHE1IDH or PSY1PYA; and HBS1HBA, HBS1HBB

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsPHE2MHR

Equivalent subjectsPHE3PDH

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsOnly students enrolled in the listed course codes permitted: HZHSSP; HZHSSB; HZHAUD; HZHCAU, HZHCSW,HZHCSB,HZHCSP,HZHCSM,HZHCSS & HZHASHA

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Abnormal psychology

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorKring, A, Johnson, S, Davison, G and Neale, J

Year2010

Edition/Volume10TH EDN

PublisherJOHN WILEY & SONS, NJ

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Pharmacology for health professionals

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorBryant, B, Knights, K, and Salerno, E

Year2007

Edition/Volume2ND EDN

PublisherHARCOURT AUSTRALIA, SYDNEY

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Pharmacology

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorRang, H, Dale, M, Ritter, J and Flower, R

Year2007

Edition/Volume6TH EDN

PublisherCHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE, LONDON

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

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. Analyse how mental health conditions impact on how people present in clinical settings
02. Analyse how mental health conditions impact on interactions in clinical settings
03. Synthesise your understandings of people (as influenced by their mental health condition in order to make appropriate modification to your interpersonal style and processes
04. Distinguish between the fundamental principles of pharmacology (pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics), and explain the ways that drugs can produce therapeutic actions in the body
05. Describe the different classes of drugs used to treat various diseases and identify any associated problems with the use of these drugs

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAngela McGlashan

Class requirements

Lecture/SeminarWeek: 39 - 43
Three 1.00 h lecture/seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 39 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
pharmacology component:

SeminarWeek: 31 - 38
One 2.00 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 38 and delivered via face-to-face.
mental health component

WorkShopWeek: 31 - 38
One 1.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 38 and delivered via face-to-face.
mental health component

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
2-online quizzesN/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO4, SILO5
One 2-hour written examN/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5
One 20-min group oral presentationN/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3
One 600-word individual writing taskN/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO3

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPaul O'Halloran

Class requirements

Lecture/SeminarWeek: 31 - 38
One 1.00 h lecture/seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 38 and delivered via face-to-face.
mental health component: Students to refer to departments semester timetable

Lecture/SeminarWeek: 31 - 35
One 1.00 h lecture/seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 35 and delivered via face-to-face.
mental health component: students to refer to departments semester timetable

Lecture/SeminarWeek: 39 - 43
Three 1.00 h lecture/seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 39 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
pharmacology component: students refer to department timetable

WorkShopWeek: 32 - 38
Seven 1.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 38 and delivered via face-to-face.
mental health component

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
2-online quizzesN/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO4, SILO5
One 2-hour written examN/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5
One 20-min group oral presentationN/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3
One 600-word individual writing taskN/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO3