HNN301 - Mental Health and Wellbeing


2023 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), CBD*, Warrnambool, Waterfront (Geelong)

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

Must be enrolled in course D355, D381, D387, H326, H329

Previously: Mental Health Promotion
Campus contact:

Burwood (Melbourne): Linda Rhodes
Warrnambool: Suzanne Coulson
CBD/NIKERI Institute: Elijah Marangu


Students enrolled in: H326, H329, D381, D387: Must have passed all units in HNN215, HNN217, HNN222, HNN227
Students enrolled in D355: Must have passed all units in HNN215, HNN222, HNN227

Note: Enrolled and/or Internationally qualified nurses may have altered prerequisite requirements. If required, course advice can be sought from



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Study commitment

Students will spend on average 150 hours over the trimester undertaking synchronous and asynchronous teaching and learning activities for this unit.

This will include 12 hours synchronous learning activities and 12 hours of guided asynchronous learning activities.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 2 hour seminar per week


*CBD refers to the National Indigenous Knowledges, Education, Research and Innovation (NIKERI) Institute; Community Based Delivery


This unit forms part of the Critical Understandings Cluster. In this unit students will have the opportunity to extend their knowledge of mental health issues and nursing practice by exploring the social, economic, environmental, and political factors that influence mental health.

A key focus is contemporary mental health issues and the identification of risk and protective factors, early intervention strategies, and the promotion of mental health and wellbeing of self and others.

Unit Fee Information

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