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Area/Catalogue
HLTH 5149

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

Note: This offering may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

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Course ID
101278

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Unit Value
9

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Nursing and Midwifery

Course aim

The aim of this course is to develop a range of contemporary theoretical and practical frameworks to expand on the repertoire of assessment intervention and evaluation strategies designed to promote recovery for people with mental illness from diverse client groups.

Course content

Socio-political context of mental health; recovery processes; community and institutional aspects of mental health care; concepts of mental health promotion and mental illness; models of mental health assessment associated with a range of problems; behaviours and needs with respect to physical, psychosocial and cognitive areas of human functioning; common mental health problems and associated interventions; legal and ethical issues; The National Mental Health Plan and Policy; multiculturalism and the mental health of indigenous people; critical thinking and reflection; pharmacology and pharmacokinetics.

Textbook(s)

Hungerford, C., Hodgson, D., Bostwick, R. C., Murphy, G., de Jong, G., & Ngune, I. 2018, Mental health care, 3rd, John Wiley & Sons, Australia

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, DISTANCE EDUCATION
Workshop 1 x 8 hours x -
External (Online Delivery) N/A x 13 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, DISTANCE EDUCATION
Assignment 3500 words 40% -
Assignment 3000 words 30% -
Presentation - 20% 30 minutes
Online activities - 10% Ongoing

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Nursing and Midwifery

Degrees this course is offered in

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