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Unit Code
Unit Title
CNA109 Health Special Interest Project
CNA613 Project Management for Health Professionals
CNA632 Learning and Teaching in Healthcare Settings
CNA672 Research for Clinical Practice A
CNA688 Research for Clinical Practice B
CNA699 Applied Learning and Teaching for Health Professionals
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 2014)
CNA741 Foundations of Mental Health Nursing Theory 2
(Not Offered 2014)
CNA742 Foundations of Mental Health Nursing Practice 1
(Not Offered 2014)
CNA743 Foundations of Mental Health Nursing Practice 2
(Not Offered 2014)
CNA748 Advanced Midwifery Practice
CNA749 Advanced Discipline Studies in Midwifery
CNA750 Healthy Ageing
CNA751 Health Assessment and Ageing
(Not Offered 2014)
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
(Not Offered 2014)
CNA769 Advanced Clinical Management
(Not Offered 2014)
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
(Not Offered 2014)
CNA780 Advanced Acute Care Nursing
CNA781 Practice Advancement in Acute Nursing
(Not Offered 2014)
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
(Not Offered 2014)
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
KHA770 Research Thesis
KHA779 Research Design & Ethics
KHA789 Assessment in Counselling
(Not Offered 2014)
KHA796 Research Proposal
KHB702 Professional Internship

2014 CNA742 Foundations of Mental Health Nursing Practice 1


Unit Level:

Available as a Student Elective: No

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SPECIAL NOTE: Students are required to complete a minimum of 250 hours supervised clinical practice.

Not Offered


This unit provides an opportunity to employ a critical, reflective and problem-based learning approach to support the development of knowledge, skill and attitudinal competencies required for effective practice. Students will keep a clinical journal as a portfolio of evidence of achieving the ACMHN Standards of Practice Inc 2010.

WEIGHT: 12.5%


Problem-based Learning Packages (40%); Clinical Portfolio (10%); Practice Critique (50%)



Note: Class attendance may still be required

   Fully online - H,L,N
This unit is taught entirely 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
   Flexible scheduling - H,L,N
Some classes will be held outside normal teaching hours; e.g. weekend blocks, summer schools etc
About Flexible Study Options

Coreq CNA740


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