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NURS409 Mental Health Nursing Practicum

Practicum offering clinical knowledge and skills for specialist mental health nursing and mental health care delivery. Critique of practice and application of research and theoretical principles to mental health nursing clinical practice.

The paper is designed to meet the needs of new graduates and nurses new to mental health practising within both community and institutional settings in the mental health area and will encourage students to identify their own learning needs in relation to their area of practice. This paper forms part of the Postgraduate Certificate in Health Sciences (Nursing - Speciality Mental Health) course and must be taken in conjunction with NURS 403 Mental Health Nursing Practice.

Paper title Mental Health Nursing Practicum
Paper code NURS409
Subject Nursing
EFTS 0.2500
Points 30 points
Teaching period Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $2,589.25
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $9,125.00

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Restriction
NURX 409
Limited to
MHealSc, PGCertHealSc, PGDipHealSc
Notes
Limited to nurses with no more than six months clinical experience in a mental health specialty.
Eligibility
Limited to nurses who meet the requirements for entry to specialty practice.
Contact
Dr Dave Caryle
Teaching staff
Professor Marie Crowe and Dr Dave Carlyle
Textbooks
P. Barker (Ed) Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing: the Craft of Caring. Hodder Arnold UK.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Cultural understanding.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
At the successful completion of this programme the student will have met the competencies for the Competent Practitioner level of the CDHB Mental Health Services Professional Development and Recognition Programme.

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Assessment

1 written assignment
Clinical portfolio

Further Information

Judith Stone
Departmental / Postgraduate Administrator
Department of Psychological Medicine
Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences
PO Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
Tel 64 3 372 6704
Email judith.stone@otago.ac.nz

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Timetable

Second Semester

Location
Christchurch
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Moodle

Practicum offering clinical knowledge and skills for specialist mental health nursing and mental health care delivery. Critique of practice and application of research and theoretical principles to mental health nursing clinical practice.

The paper is designed to meet the needs of new graduates and nurses new to mental health practising within both community and institutional settings in the mental health area and will encourage students to identify their own learning needs in relation to their area of practice. This paper forms part of the Postgraduate Certificate in Health Sciences (Nursing - Speciality Mental Health) course and must be taken in conjunction with NURS 403 Mental Health Nursing Practice.

Paper title Mental Health Nursing Practicum
Paper code NURS409
Subject Nursing
EFTS 0.2500
Points 30 points
Teaching period Second Semester (9 July 2018 - 9 November 2018)
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2018 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Restriction
NURX 409
Limited to
MHealSc, PGCertHealSc, PGDipHealSc
Notes
Limited to nurses with no more than six months clinical experience in a mental health specialty.
Eligibility
Limited to nurses who meet the requirements for entry to specialty practice.
Contact
Dr Dave Caryle
Teaching staff
Professor Marie Crowe and Dr Dave Carlyle
Textbooks
P. Barker (Ed) Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing: the Craft of Caring. Hodder Arnold UK.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Cultural understanding.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
At the successful completion of this programme the student will have met the competencies for the Competent Practitioner level of the CDHB Mental Health Services Professional Development and Recognition Programme.

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Assessment

1 written assignment
Clinical portfolio

Further Information

Judith Stone
Departmental / Postgraduate Administrator
Department of Psychological Medicine
Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences
PO Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
Tel 64 3 372 6704
Email judith.stone@otago.ac.nz

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Timetable

Second Semester (9 July 2018 - 9 November 2018)

Location
Christchurch
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Moodle