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Role of the Mental Health Practitioner in an Acute Setting

Postgraduate | UND-NURS4027 | 2024

Study method
100% online
Assessments
100% online
Enrol by
14 July 2024
Entry requirements
Part of a degree
Duration
13 weeks
Start dates
19 Feb 2024,
22 July 2024

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$2,989

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Role of the Mental Health Practitioner in an Acute Setting

About this subject

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

    1. Devise a plan of care for the acutely mentally unwell person that reflects a holistic examination and assessment of the individual.
    2. Create documents that demonstrate the access pathways and resources for the management of clients with psychiatric illnesses’
    3. Design a crisis intervention plan detailing how this is informed by crisis intervention theories
    4. Create a strategy to increase public awareness of mental health matters outlining contemporary treatment practices and psychosocial interventions in Australia
    5. Deconstruct one’s own biases and assumptions of mental illness reflecting awareness and knowledge of one’s own understanding

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

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

Core

  • UND-MHA-GCE-2024 - Graduate Certificate in Mental Health
  • UND-MHA-GDI-2024 - Graduate Diploma of Mental Health

Prior study

You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:

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 courses

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PostgraduateUND-MHA-GCE

Graduate Certificate in Mental Health

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PostgraduateUND-MHA-GDI

Graduate Diploma of Mental Health

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