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MHN5120 Advanced Mental Health Nursing 1

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

Requisites

Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in the following Program: MMHN.

Synopsis

This course has two modules. The first will introduce students to complementary theoretical perspectives used in mental health nursing including Peplau's theory of interpersonal relationships, the behaviourist perspective, the cognitive approach, the psychoanalytic perspective, and the humanist perspective. Students will be encouraged to apply these theories directly to practice.

The second module of this course will relate these theories to mental health nurses' understanding of mental illnesses.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2012 External