GD158 - Graduate Diploma in Mental Health Nursing

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RMIT program code: GD158
Plan name: Graduate Diploma in Mental Health Nursing
Plan code: GD158
Campus: Bundoora Campus
Credit points per semester:
Full time: 48
Part time: 24
CRICOS code: 073315K

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2019 Enrolment Program Structure

To graduate you must complete the following:

  Year One of Program
 

To be considered for admission into the program you should normally:

1. hold a Bachelor of Nursing (BN) degree or equivalent, or a Bachelor Degree in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing from an approved higher education institution (in the case of registered nurses with senior experience in mental health a diploma may be considered equivalent).

2. hold a current registration or be eligible for registration as a Registered Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.

3. have completed 830 hours of clinical practice in an approved mental health service or employed to do this during the program.

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Year One of Program

NURS1049 Mental Health Nursing Clinical Portfolio will not be offered in 2019.

All courses listed may not be available each semester. Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning is available for affiliated mental health graduate nurse programs.

NOTE: GD158 students are to chose the Semester 1 offering of HWSS2195

Complete the following Seven (7) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Foundations of Mental Health Nursing Partnerships12YesNURS1042Bundoora Campus2553
Context of Mental Health Nursing12YesNURS1066Bundoora Campus2554
Therapeutic Initiatives in Mental Health12YesNURS2118Bundoora Campus2555
Dual Diagnosis and Community Work12NURS2119Bundoora Campus2556
Assessment Analysis In Mental Health Nursing12YesNURS1087Bundoora Campus2538
Health Inquiry Critique12YesPUBH1080Bundoora Campus2539
AND

Select and Complete One (1) of the following Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Foundations of Narrative Counselling12HWSS2195Bundoora Campus16991657
Parent-Infant Mental Health12YesNURS2184Bundoora Campus2541
 

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Program structure enquiries

 

Academic Services
College of Science, Engineering and Health

 

Online:

Submit an academic assistance enquiry via login to the RMIT Connect Portal

 

Call:

+61 3 9925 5000 and select option 3 then option 4 for SEH Academic Services.

 

In person:

SEH Academic Services at RMIT Connect Bundoora Campus.

Building 202, Level 2
Bundoora campus west
Plenty Road
Bundoora VIC 3083

 

Join the queue before you visit, text BUND to 0417 764 183

 

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*Semester 1 classes generally commence in February and Semester 2 classes generally commence in July. Please contact your school for more information about specific class start days.

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