HNN301 - Mental Health and Wellbeing


2024 unit information

Enrolment modes:

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

Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule: This unit is only available to students enrolled in D355, D381, D387, H326, H329
Previously: Mental Health Promotion
Campus contact:

Burwood (Melbourne): Glenna Guiriba
Warrnambool: Sally Buchanan-Hagen
CBD/NIKERI Institute: Mardhie Coleman


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

Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
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.

This will include educator guided online learning activities within the unit site.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 2 hour seminar in weeks 1 - 3 and 9 - 11


*National Indigenous Knowledges, Education, Research and Innovation (NIKERI) Institute students only.


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.

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