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HNN709 - Mental Health Triage and Emergency Psychiatry

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
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:

Natisha Sands


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 task 1: Assignment 1 (3000 words) 50%

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

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

Unit fee information available soon

2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

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Course fee x unit EFTSL value = unit price

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