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Area/Catalogue
NURS 5166

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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
171891

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Unit Value
9

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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 advance the knowledge, skills and attitudes of registered nurses to provide evidence-based mental health nursing care consistent with contemporary recovery principles

Course content

Contemporary Mental Health theory and practice; legal and ethical aspects of mental health care; therapeutic engagement and trauma informed care; strengths-based perspectives and solution focused care; professional boundaries; mental illness symptoms and diagnosis including serious mental illness; mental health assessment and risk assessment, suicide management and prevention; de-escalation; person-centred care and recovery, support networks and carers; cultural competence; and reflective practice and self-care; psychopharmacology; standards of mental health nursing

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, ONLINE
Online 13 weeks x -

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, ONLINE
Assignment 2000 words 20% n/a
Assignment 3000 words equivalent 40% 1 hours
Assignment n/a 40% 30 minutes

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.250
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.

Course Coordinators

UniSA Clinical & Health Sciences

Degrees this course is offered in

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