Mental Health Nursing

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Mental Health Nursing

Master of Mental Health Nursing

Students must complete 60 credit points, including:
(a) 36 credit points of core units of study; and
(b) 12 credit points of elective units of study; and
(c) a 12 credit point capstone core unit of study.

Graduate Diploma in Mental Health Nursing

Students must complete 48 credit points, including:
(a) 36 credit points of core units of study; and
(b) 12 credit points of elective units of study.

Graduate Certificate in Mental Health Nursing

Students must complete 24 credit points of core units of study.
The attendance pattern for the graduate certificate is part-time only.

Core - Graduate Certificate in Mental Health Nursing

NURS5012
Assessment and Clinical Judgement
6      Semester 1
NURS5063
Mental Health and Wellbeing
6      Semester 1
NURS5064
Mental Health Nursing in Context
6      Semester 2
NURS5065
Interpersonal Mental Health Nursing
6      Semester 2

Core - Master of Mental Health Nursing and Graduate Diploma in Mental Health Nursing

NURS5012
Assessment and Clinical Judgement
6      Semester 1
NURS5063
Mental Health and Wellbeing
6      Semester 1
NURS5069
Research in Nursing and Health Care
6      Semester 1
NURS5075
Expanding Practice in Mental Health
6      Semester 1
NURS5064
Mental Health Nursing in Context
6      Semester 2
NURS5065
Interpersonal Mental Health Nursing
6      Semester 2

Electives - Master of Mental Health Nursing and Graduate Diploma in Mental Health Nursing

Students who intend to undertake the Capstone Core unit NURS5080 (Research) are advised to complete a research elective in place of one of the options below.
Consult with the Course Coordinator for advice regarding subject choice.
NURS5070
Creating a Culture of Safety and Quality
6      Semester 2
NURS5071
Contemporary Health Leadership
6      Semester 2
NURS5091
Simulation-Based Learning in Health
6      Semester 2
NURS5102
Wound Management
6      Semester 2
NURS5100
Interprofessional Engagement With Families
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
NURS5101
Interprofessional Open Dialogue
6    A Completion of a clinical undergraduate qualification if not a postgraduate student in Sydney Nursing School.
Semester 1
Semester 2

Capstone core units

Students who intend to undertake the Capstone Core unit NURS5080 (Research) are advised to complete a research elective. Consult with the Course Coordinator for advice regarding subject choice.
NURS5078
Capstone (Workplace)
12    P 42 credit points

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
NURS5080
Capstone (Research)
12    P 42 credit points and NURS5069

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2