Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours lectures. |
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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.
CoordinatorDr Snezana Kusljic
Melbourne School of Health Sciences
The University of Melbourne
Alan Gilbert Building, Level 7, 161 Barry St
Carlton Victoria 3010 AUSTRALIA
T: +61 3 8344 4171
F: +61 3 8344 4188
This subject will provide students with the opportunity to expand their knowledge of medications used in psychiatry and to examine the role of the psychiatric nurse in psychopharmacological treatments. The subject allows students to develop clinical skills in relevant assessments and interventions for clients receiving psychiatric medication.
Upon completion of this subject the student should be able to:
Students must pass the 2 hour examination to achieve a pass in this subject and must achieve an overall aggregate of 50%.
Psychiatric Drugs Explained & Evolve EBooks package by David Healy
Usher, K., Foster, K. & Bullock, S. (2009). Psychopharmacology for Health Professionals Elsevier: Australia
Bullock, S. & Manias, E. (2014) Fundamentals of pharmacology (7th ed.) Pearson Australia
Rang, H., Dale, M., Ritter, J. et.al. (2012) Rang and Dale's Pharmacology. (7th ed.) Philadelphia: Elsevier Churchill Livingstone
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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 focus on specific psychopharmacology in mental health, this subject will assist you to develop your
|Links to further information:||http://www.nursing.unimelb.edu.au|
Graduate Certificate in Mental Health Science |
Graduate Diploma in Mental Health Science
Graduate Diploma in Nursing Practice (Mental Health)
Master of Mental Health Science
Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing (Mental Health Theory)
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