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Postgraduate | UND-NURS5004 | 2024

Advanced Contemporary Mental Health Practice 1

Course information for 2024 intake

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Study method
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100% online
Entry requirements
Part of a degree
13 weeks

Start dates

  • 19 Feb 2024
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About this subject

  • On completion of this subject students should be able to achieve the following learning outcomes:

    1. Generate and evaluate an inter-professional plan of care which supports the complex and unique characteristics of the client with mental ill-health 
    2. Critically analyse the various contemporary interprofessional care options for clients with mental ill-health; implementing and evaluating the most appropriate treatment plan for the individual.
    3. Use research and reflective practice to inform judgements on therapeutic interventions for clients in a variety of healthcare settings.
    4. Assume responsibility and accountability for ethical critical reasoning, problem solving and clinical decision-making in contemporary mental health practice. 
    5. Integrate effective communication strategies for clients and their families from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds in the context of mental health

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:


  • UND-MHA-GDI-2024 - Graduate Diploma of Mental Health

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL

This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

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Related degrees

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following degrees

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Graduate Diploma of Mental Health