Contemporary Mental Health Nursing
The course provides core foundational studies in the Master of Mental Health Nursing program, focusing on developing an understanding of the theoretical basis to and history of mental health nursing; the role of mental health nurses in contemporary mental health care; the impact on the discipline of emerging models of service delivery and the emergence of clinical supervision as a strategy for the development of mental health nursing practice.
|Faculty||Faculty of Health and Medicine|
|School||School of Nursing and Midwifery|
Trimester 2 - 2016
On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
|Assumed Knowledge||Foundations of nursing knowledge, nursing theory, legal and ethical issues, fundamentals of research, human bioscience, psychology, sociology related to practice. Principles of investigative approaches in nursing, concepts and theories relevant to practice, contemporary nursing issues. Academic reading and writing skills, ability to access and evaluate information from a variety of sources, skills in critical analysis, critical judgment, synthesis and evaluation. Ability to conceptualize practice. Demonstrated Australian Nursing and Midwifery Council competencies and Australian College of Mental Health Nurses Standards of Practice for Mental Health Nurses.|
|Timetable||2016 Course Timetables for NURS6061|