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Area/Catalogue
NURS 2041

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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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
171857

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2022.

Course owner

Course owner
UniSA Clinical & Health Sciences

Course aim

To develop students' knowledge, skills and attitudes to enable them to assist people experiencing mental health conditions to achieve optimal health outcomes.

Course content

Mental health and wellness across the lifespan; cultural and social construction of mental illness; mental state assessment; therapeutic communication skills; introduction to the language and conditions of mental health: schizophrenia, psychosis, depression, anxiety disorders, substance use disorder, bipolar affective disorder, personality disorders; self-harming behaviours; suicide; de-escalation; psychopharmacological and psychosocial interventions; recovery focused care; strengths based approaches; evidence based practice; self-care; cultural safety; safety and quality; law and ethics; Mental Health Act; Guardianship and Administration Act, Aged Care Quality Standards, National Safety and Quality Standards.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
NURS 2023 Health of Adults

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Online (online content and discussion forums) - x 9 weeks
Tutorial 2 hours x 5 weeks
Tutorial (online virtual classroom) 2 hours x 4 weeks
Workshop (simulation online) 1.5 hours x 8 weeks
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, ONLINE
Online (online content and discussion forums) - x 9 weeks
Tutorial (online virtual classroom) 2 hours x 9 weeks
Workshop (simulation online) 1.5 hours x 8 weeks
INTERNAL, WHYALLA
Online (online content and discussion forums) - x 9 weeks
Tutorial 2 hours x 5 weeks
Tutorial (online virtual classroom) 2 hours x 4 weeks
Workshop (simulation online) 1.5 hours x 8 weeks
EXTERNAL, WHYALLA, ONLINE
Online (online content and discussion forums) - x 9 weeks
Tutorial (online virtual classroom) 2 hours x 9 weeks
Workshop (simulation online) 1.5 hours x 8 weeks
INTERNAL, MT GAMBIER
Online (online content and discussion forums) - x 9 weeks
Tutorial 2 hours x 5 weeks
Tutorial (online virtual classroom) 2 hours x 4 weeks
Workshop (simulation online) 1.5 hours x 8 weeks
EXTERNAL, MT GAMBIER, ONLINE
Online (online content and discussion forums) - x 9 weeks
Tutorial (online virtual classroom) 2 hours x 9 weeks
Workshop (simulation online) 1.5 hours x 8 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
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Assignment 3000 words 60% -
OSCA 2000 words equivalent 40% -
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, ONLINE
Assignment 3000 words 60% -
OSCA 2000 words equivalent 40% -
INTERNAL, WHYALLA
Assignment 3000 words 60% -
OSCA 2000 words equivalent 40% -
EXTERNAL, WHYALLA, ONLINE
Assignment 3000 words 60% -
OSCA 2000 words equivalent 40% -
INTERNAL, MT GAMBIER
Assignment 3000 words 60% -
OSCA 2000 words equivalent 40% -
EXTERNAL, MT GAMBIER, ONLINE
Assignment 3000 words 60% -
OSCA 2000 words equivalent 40% -

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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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.

Non-award enrolment
Non-award tuition fees are set by the university. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
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Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* 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.

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