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Unit details

HNN709 - Mental Health Triage and Emergency Psychiatry

Offering information:

Not offered 2014

Enrolment modes:
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:

Must have completed an undergraduate degree or equivalent in Health

Unit chair:

N Sands

Note:

You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

This cross-disciplinary elective unit expands on the student’s knowledge of mental health care to focus on mental health triage across the lifespan. The unit critically explores triage systems, mental health triage in emergency and community settings, the core competencies of mental health triage, psychiatric assessment, crisis assessment and brief intervention, comprehensive risk assessment, mental health telephone triage, medico-legal issues, consumer perspectives, and triage documentation.

Assessment

Assessment task 1: Assignment 1 (3000 words) 50%

Assessment task 2: Assignment 2 (2000 words) 50%

Unit Fee Information

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