University Course Planner The University of Adelaide Australia

NURSING 6205 - Mental Health

Career: Postgraduate Coursework
Units: 6
Term: Semester 1
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Weekly online tutorials
Restriction: Available to GradDipAdd&MentalHlth and MNursSc students only
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: No
Available for Non-Award Study: No
Assessment: Online quiz, presentation and briefing paper, learning portfolio

This course will examine the fundamentals of mental illness (depression and other mood disorders, anxiety disorders, psychosis, post traumatic stress disorder, personality disorder etc.), and causes (biochemical, neurological, behavioural, developmental, genetic, social etc.), treatments (pharmacological, psychological, spiritual) and health care models (shared care, acute inpatient, outpatient, public health, community and recovery approaches) which are regarded as current best practice.The course will also examine mental health from the perspective of national, state and local government levels.

Course Fees

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Commonwealth supported
Full fee paying

Study Level

Postgraduate Coursework
Non Award

Program of Study

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Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 1 Tue 12/03/2024 Thu 21/03/2024 Fri 03/05/2024 Fri 07/06/2024

Class Details

Enrolment Class: Seminar
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
19245 01NT 20 15 This class does not have any timetabled face-to-face sessions. Please check MyUni or contact your Course Coordinator for details.