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Expanding Practice in Mental Health - NURS5075

Year - 2020

The focus of this unit of study is to expand students mental health nursing practice by extending their repetoire of specialty knowledge and skills in relation to therapeutic approaches. The philosophical underpinnings, key principles and practical components of a range of therapeutic strategies, will be explored. Students will critically examine the evidence that provides the foundation for various therapeutic practices in the context of individual, family, or group work (for example psycho-education and solution focused approaches) and will consider the impacts of this evidence for personal practice. As part of expanding their mental health nursing practice, students will have the opportunity to further develop specialist knowledge and skills related to a specific therapeutic practice topic.

four intensive, on-campus study days

Student assessment (100%) conducted throughout the semester, as advised within the relevant unit of study outline


Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Nursing and Midwifery
Study Mode: Block mode
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
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