Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject is not offered in 2014.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 8 hours |
Total Time Commitment:
120 hours online teaching/study
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
Students are required to have access to a computer with e-mail application and a web browser. Technical support is not available from the University of Melbourne in setting up such a system.
For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Objectives, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
This subject will overview common mental health issues that present in primary care and treatment options for example for depression and anxiety disorders. It will utilise a patient centred approach to the primary care mental health consultation and will further develop active listening skills. It will also address specific issues that may arise in the consultation for example breaking bad news, responding to disclosure of sensitive matters, and self help for depression and anxiety issues.
All subject materials and readings are delivered online.
At the completion of this subject students should be able to:
Students must achieve a cumulative mark of at least 50% and a pass in the hurdle requirements in order to pass the subject.
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|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
At the completion of this subject, students should be able to demonstrate:
Postgraduate Certificate in Primary Care Nursing |
Postgraduate Diploma in Primary Care Nursing
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