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Foundations of mental health nursing (12 points)


Leader: Ms S Henderson

Gippsland Full year 2003 (OCL)
Peninsula Full year 2003 (OCL)
Gippsland S2-S1 2003 (OCL)
Peninsula S2-S1 2003 (OCL)
Gippsland Full year 2004 (OCL)
Gippsland S2-S1 2004 (OCL)
Peninsula S2-S1 2004 (OCL)

Synopsis: The nature of mental health and illness; the nursing process in psychiatric nursing; roles and functions of psychiatric/mental health nurses; context of care; psychiatric disorders; therapeutic interventions in psychiatric nursing; special populations; ethical and legal issues; transcultural psychiatry; specialisation in psychiatric/mental health nursing.

Assessment: Written assignment (3000 words): 30% + Computer conference exercises: 40% Examination: 30%

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