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ANP5004 Emergency Mental Health and Reproductive Health Care

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Sciences
School or Department : Nursing and Midwifery
Version produced : 30 December 2013

Other requisites

Pre-requisite: The enrolling student must be a registered nurse.

Synopsis

This three module course focuses on the legal parameters of rural and remote practice initially, followed by the emergency management of clients with mental health problems relevant to rural and/or remote contexts. Reproductive health concerns are addressed in the third module of the course, together with appropriate nursing responses to clients and their partners (where appropriate) in the face of reproductive health problems. The course also provides the opportunity for registered nurses to demonstrate advanced competence in communication skills and collaborative practice. Students are required to complete a minimum of eight days of clinical experience, comprised of five days in a mental health service and three days at a sexual/reproductive health clinic as part of this course.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2012 External