Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
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This subject is not offered in 2011.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours lectures |
Total Time Commitment: In addition to the subject contact hours, students are expected to devote approximately 6 hours a week to this subject.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
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It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's courses. Students who think their disability will impact on meeting this requirement are encouraged to discuss this matter with the Course Coordinator and the Disability Liaison Unit.
Melbourne School of Health Sciences
The University of Melbourne
Level 5, 234 Queensberry St
Carlton Victoria 3010 AUSTRALIA
T: +61 3 8344 9401
F: +61 3 9347 4375
This subject aims to provide participants with foundational knowledge to support the development of clinical skills and expertise relevant to conducting point of entry mental health triage and intake assessment. The subject focuses on the core domains of triage/intake practice including mental status examination, risk assessment and management, crisis assessment and management, prioritising care, and health resource management. The subject would be relevant for healthcare practitioners from nursing and allied health disciplines interested in professional development of mental health triage /intake practice.
At the completion of this subject the student should be able to:
Hurdle Requirement: Students must attend 75% of scheduled classes and pass all components of assessment to achieve a pass in this subject.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
In addition to the specific focus on mental health triage, this subject will assist you to develop your
|Links to further information:||http://www.nursing.unimelb.edu.au/|
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