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: GD158DE
Campus: Bundoora Campus
Credit points per semester:
Full time: 48
Part time: 24

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2018 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 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 2018.

All courses listed may not be available each semester.  Credit and recognition of prior learning is available for affiliated mental health graduate nurse programs.

Please note the program runs on campus on a Monday and you will enrol into on-campus courses, but the courses are offered to distance students as all lectures are recorded for flexible learning.

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 Campus1100
Context of Mental Health Nursing12YesNURS1066Bundoora Campus1102
Therapeutic Initiatives in Mental Health12YesNURS2118Bundoora Campus1101
Dual Diagnosis and Community Work12YesNURS2119Bundoora Campus1103
Assessment Analysis In Mental Health Nursing12YesNURS1087Bundoora Campus1103
Health Inquiry Critique12YesPUBH1080Bundoora Campus1102
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 Campus13131313
Parent-Infant Mental Health12YesNURS2184Bundoora Campus1101
 

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Program structure enquiries

College of Science, Engineering & Health
Academic Services Centre (Bundoora)
Building 201, Level 2, Room 10
Bundoora West Campus
Plenty Road
Bundoora Vic 3083
Enquiries can be submitted via the RMIT Connect Student Portal
https://rmit.service-now.com/connect/
Telephone number: +61 3 9925 6055

Timetabling

Please go to the Class timetables web page to access timetabling information.

 

Material fees

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Enrolment

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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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