HNN301 - Mental Health Promotion
2020 unit information
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), CBD*, Warrnambool, Waterfront (Geelong)
Must be enrolled in course D355, D381, D387, H326, H329
Burwood (Melbourne): Patrick Forno
Warrnambool: Andrea Waddington
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
|Scheduled learning activities - campus||
1 x 1 hour class or equivalent cloud (online) presentation/s, 1 x 2 hour seminar per week
*CBD refers to the National Indigenous Knowledges, Education, Research and Innovation (NIKERI) Institute; Community Based Delivery
The unit forms part of the Parallel Nursing Studies cluster and aims to extend students’ knowledge of mental health issues and nursing practice exploring the social, economic, environmental, and political factors that influence mental health. Students will examine areas of risk and protective factors for mental health with a focus on contemporary mental health issues across the lifespan. In addition, students are provided with opportunities to examine the key role of nurses in identifying risk factors, early intervention, mental health promotion, and prevention of mental health problems.
Barry, M and Jenkins, R 2007, Implementing Mental Health Promotion, Churchill Livingstone, Philadelphia.
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