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NUR3599 Mental Health Care in Practice

Short Description: Mental Health Care in Practice
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Nursing and Midwifery
Student contribution band : National Priority - Nursing
ASCED code : 060305 - Mental Health Nursing
Grading basis : Pass/Not Pass


Pre-requisite: NUR2200 and (NUR2299 or NUR2399)


In NUR3599 students will develop their professional interactions, therapeutic relationships and nursing care practices associated with caring for individuals, families and significant others in simulation and practice settings in community or mental health environments. The mental health needs of inpatients and groups requiring a specialised approach such as child and youth, older people, people from rural and isolated areas, indigenous and cultural diverse populations and the homeless will be explored. Students will develop critical thinking and clinical decision making within these types of clinical and simulated environments. The aim of NUR3599 Mental Health in Practice is to develop skills introduced in courses and to apply knowledge obtained from past or concurrent theoretical courses. Students are required to be reflective about their clinical practice experiences for both their professional development and lifelong learning journey.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2019 On-campus Ipswich
Semester 1, 2019 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 2, 2019 On-campus Ipswich
Semester 2, 2019 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 3, 2019 On-campus Ipswich
Semester 3, 2019 On-campus Toowoomba