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Unit Code
Unit Title
CNA109 Student Initiated Project in Aged Care
CNA613 Project Management for Health Professionals
CNA632 Teaching & Learning in Clinical Practice
CNA672 Research for Clinical Practice A
CNA688 Research for Clinical Practice B
CNA699 Applied Teaching and Learning in Clinical Practice
CNA707 Professional Issues in Midwifery Practice
CNA727 Immunisation Education for Registered Nurses
CNA728 Food, Culture and Health
CNA729 Violence and Health
CNA738 Biological Therapies in Mental Health Care
CNA739 Psychological Therapies in Mental Health Care
CNA740 Foundations of Mental Health Nursing Theory 1
(Not Offered 2012)
CNA741 Foundations of Mental Health Nursing Theory 2
(Not Offered 2012)
CNA742 Foundations of Mental Health Nursing Practice 1
(Not Offered 2012)
CNA743 Foundations of Mental Health Nursing Practice 2
(Not Offered 2012)
CNA748 Advanced Midwifery Practice
CNA749 Advanced Discipline Studies in Midwifery
CNA750 Healthy Ageing
CNA751 Health Assessment and Ageing
CNA752 Child and Family Health Nursing: Clinical Practice 1
CNA753 Child and Family Health Nursing: Clinical Practice 2
CNA754 Foundations of Perioperative Nursing Practice
CNA755 Contemporary Perioperative Nursing Practice
CNA756 Foundations of Perioperative Nursing Theory
CNA757 Contemporary Perioperative Nursing Theory
CNA758 Foundations of Child & Family Health Nursing
CNA759 Theoretical Aspects of Child and Family Health Nursing
CNA765 Acute Care Management of the Child & Family Theory
CNA767 Acute Care Management of the Child & Family Practice
CNA768 Therapeutic Medication Management
CNA769 Advanced Clinical Management
CNA770 Foundations of Critical Care Nursing Practice
CNA771 Contemporary Critical Care Nursing Practice
CNA772 Applied Nursing Science
CNA773 Contemporary Critical Care Nursing Science
CNA778 Clinical Internship
CNA780 Advanced Acute Care Nursing
CNA781 Practice Advancement in Acute Nursing
CNA782 The Illness Experience
CNA783 The Politics of Acute Nursing
CNA784 Foundations of Emergency Nursing Practice
CNA785 Clinical Perspectives of Emergency Nursing Practice
CNA786 Foundations of Emergency Nursing Science
CNA787 Triage & Complex Management of the Emergency & Trauma Patient
CNA788 Context in Which Women Live
CNA802 Advanced Professional Nursing Practice
CNA803 Advanced Clinical Nursing Practice

2014 CNA740 Foundations of Mental Health Nursing Theory 1


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Available as a Student Elective: No

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SPECIAL NOTE: This unit uses group work and late enrolment may affect your ability to participate actively.

Not Offered


This unit is designed to offer postgraduate mental health students an introduction to contemporary mental health nursing principles, issues and interventions. Students will explore, discuss and reflect on a range of topics, including roles and functions of mental health nurses, therapeutic relationships, assessment and diagnosis, critical reflection, evidence-based practice, and consumer/caregiver perspectives. Students will also examine the application of biological, psychological, socio-political, cultural, spiritual, environmental, and legal/ethical contexts of mental health nursing practice. The notion of Recovery will be explored within a local, national and international perspective.

WEIGHT: 12.5%


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TEACHING PATTERN: Online and face-to-face study days

Note: Class attendance may still be required

   Web dependent - H,L,N
Some parts of this unit will be taught online
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Coreq CNA742


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