School Of Nursing And Midwifery

Promoting Mental Health and Wellbeing 2 (Advanced)Western Sydney University Unit Code: 401025.2


Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 3

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Sue Willis

Assumed Knowledge
Knowledge related to primary health care, professional communication, behavioural and social sciences, and nursing practice, foundational principles of mental health and wellbeing.

401000 Professional Practice Experience 1 AND 401004 Professional Practice Experience 2 AND 401008 Professional Practice Experience 3 AND 401012 Professional Practice Experience 4

401013 Promoting Mental Health and Wellbeing 1

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in 4693 Bachelor of Nursing (Advanced).

Teaching Periods
Nothing on offer.

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About this Unit
This unit will expand further the concepts of mental health and wellbeing established in Promoting Mental Health and Wellbeing 1. The relationship between stress and vulnerability will be critically analysed within the context of the psychotic disorders such as schizophrenia and bipolar affective disorder. Altered mood, perception, and thinking will be explored and evidence-based assessment tools and biological and psychosocial interventions introduced for facilitating recovery towards mental health and wellbeing.

Special Requirements - Essential Equipment
Access to an internet enabled device is essential in order to be able to: access course materials; to participate in discussion groups; and to access additional resources provided by the lecturer during the session. See http://www.westernsydney.edu.au/currentstudents/current_students/services_and_facilities/uwsonline_student_support for further information.

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