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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2017 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 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 Division One 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 2017.

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

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 Campus2184
Context of Mental Health Nursing12YesNURS1066Bundoora Campus2185
Therapeutic Initiatives in Mental Health12YesNURS2118Bundoora Campus2186
Dual Diagnosis and Community Work12YesNURS2119Bundoora Campus2187
Assessment Analysis In Mental Health Nursing12YesNURS1087Bundoora Campus2134
Health Inquiry Critique12YesPUBH1080Bundoora Campus2136
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 Campus11851184
Parent-Infant Mental Health12YesNURS2184Bundoora Campus2140
 

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Program structure enquiries

Students commencing mid year 2017 are welcome to "drop in" to discuss any concerns with their program or enrolment.  Academic and support staff will be available to assist. Staff will be available Thursday 29 June between 12.00 noon - 2.00pm in Building 201, Level 2, Room 7 (opposite the Science, Engineering and Health Academic Services Centre). Attendance is not compulsory. 

 

Academic Services
Science, Engineering and Health

School of Health and Biomedical Sciences


Building 201, Level 2, Room 10
Plenty Road
Bundoora West Campus
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Fax: +61 3 9925 7503
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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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