Expanding Practice in Mental Health (NURS5075)


The focus of this unit of study is to extend students┬┐ ability to engage in advanced mental health nursing practice. Theoretical and philosophical approaches to a range of therapeutic strategies will be examined, and the nature of effective and ineffective interpersonal relationships critically explored.
Through application of evidence-based knowledge, students will explore individual, family, and group therapeutic strategies including psycho-education, relaxation strategies, group training, problem-solving skills, social skills training, and solution focused approaches. Students will be provided with structured learning experiences to extend their practice in a number of these areas.

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distance education/intensive on campus, up to 4 study days


assignment and workplace assessment and essay (100%)

Faculty/department permission required?


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Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.