SPECIAL NOTE: This unit uses group work and late enrolment may affect your ability to participate actively.
This Unit builds on CNA740 (Foundations of Mental Health Nursing Theory 1) and is supported by CNA743 (Foundations of Mental Health Nursing Practice 2). The Unit addresses hospital-based and community-based mental health care within an ecological perspective. Issues of mental health promotion and illness prevention, crisis intervention, psychiatric rehabilitation and recovery are examined, including the contributions of non-government and voluntary agencies. Students will also be introduced to sub-specialty mental health areas such as Child and Adolescent Mental Health Nursing, the Older Person in Mental Health, Forensic Mental Health, Substance Abuse and Comorbidity. Finally, issues relevant to Clinical Supervision and Clinical Practice Development will be explored.
as per unit outline
Online, face-to-face study days
FLEXIBLE & ONLINE STUDY OPTIONS Note: Class attendance may still be required
Web dependent - H,L,N Some parts of this unit will be taught online
Resource supported teaching & learning - H,L,N Additional resources are provided for your optional use; e.g. audio taped lectures
Video conferencing - H,L,N A live video link between campuses is used for at least some teaching in this unit
About Flexible Study Options
Units are offered in attending mode unless otherwise indicated (that is attendance is required at the campus identified). A unit identified as offered by distance, that is there is no requirement for attendance, is identified with a nominal enrolment campus. A unit offered to both attending students and by distance from the same campus is identified as having both modes of study.
Campus - H Hobart, L Launceston, W Burnie. Study Centre - V Sydney, R Rozelle, P Beauty Point. Distance units may also have a campus identifier of I Isolated, N Interstate, O Overseas. Units delivered in Transnational Education (TNE) Programs have a campus identifier of A Hangzhou, F Fuzhou, G Shanghai, K KDU Malaysia, Q Kuwait or Y Hong Kong.