Graduate Diploma in Mental Health NursingProgram details
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This program prepares you for specialty mental health nursing practice.
You'll study individual and group counselling, mental health treatment, contemporary mental health issues and research.
You will develop advanced, evidence-based mental health nursing knowledge and skills and be able to identify and address contemporary and emerging issues influencing mental health nursing practice.
What you will learn
Core courses (complete all seven)
- Foundations of Mental Health Nursing Partnerships (Semester 1)
- Context of Mental Health Nursing (Semester 1)
- Therapeutic Initiatives in Mental Health (Semester 1)
- Dual Diagnosis and Community Work (Semester 1)
- Mental Health Nursing Clinical Portfolio (Semester 2)
- Assessment Analysis in Mental Health Nursing (Semester 2)
- Health Inquiry Critique (Semester 2)
Elective courses examples (choose one)
- Foundations of Narrative Counselling
- Leadership and Management
- Loss, Trauma and Grief
- Quality Improvement for Health Care Professionals
- Forensic Psychology
- Parent-Infant Mental Health
Adam Searby's interest in mental health nursing was sparked during his undergraduate studies. Since then, he's completed honours and graduate diploma and is now completing his PhD.
After a long career in mental health nursing, Martin Davey decided to extend his skills with postgraduate studies, which have exposed him to new practises and helped advance his career.