NURS20151 - Creating Meaningful Relationships

General Information

Unit Synopsis

To support people affected by mental disorders and distress requires understanding, empathy and skillful use of therapeutic strategies. In this unit you will learn about the concept of the therapeutic use of self and various mental disorders that affect a person's ability to think, feel and relate with others. You will apply therapeutic evidence-based strategies that support the person in their journey of recovery. This unit will also provide an opportunity to develop further skills in self-reflection on how you relate in a professional capacity with consumers.

Details

Level Postgraduate
Unit Level Not Applicable
Credit Points 6
Student Contribution Band 1
Fraction of Full-Time Student Load 0.125
Pre-requisites or Co-requisites There are no pre-requisites for the unit.
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Residential School No Residential School

Unit Availabilities from Term 2 - 2019

Term 2 - 2019 Profile
Online

Attendance Requirements

All on-campus students are expected to attend scheduled classes – in some units, these classes are identified as a mandatory (pass/fail) component and attendance is compulsory. International students, on a student visa, must maintain a full time study load and meet both attendance and academic progress requirements in each study period (satisfactory attendance for International students is defined as maintaining at least an 80% attendance record).

Assessment Overview

Recommended Student Time Commitment

Each 6-credit Postgraduate unit at CQUniversity requires an overall time commitment of an average of 12.5 hours of study per week, making a total of 150 hours for the unit.

Assessment Tasks

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This is a graded unit: your overall grade will be calculated from the marks or grades for each assessment task, based on the relative weightings shown in the table above. You must obtain an overall mark for the unit of at least 50%, or an overall grade of ‘pass’ in order to pass the unit. If any ‘pass/fail’ tasks are shown in the table above they must also be completed successfully (‘pass’ grade). You must also meet any minimum mark requirements specified for a particular assessment task, as detailed in the ‘assessment task’ section (note that in some instances, the minimum mark for a task may be greater than 50%).

Consult the University’s Grades and Results Procedures for more details of interim results and final grades

Past Exams

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Previous Feedback

Term 1 - 2018 : The overall satisfaction for students in the last offering of this course was 4.7 (on a 5 point Likert scale), based on a 25% response rate.

Feedback, Recommendations and Responses

Every unit is reviewed for enhancement each year. At the most recent review, the following staff and student feedback items were identified and recommendations were made.

Source: self
Feedback
(i) Self-evaluation: perhaps more emphasis on video lectures may further prompt connection and engagement to distance students.
Recommendation
Further develop video resources to promote engagement
Action Taken
Nil.
Source: Verbal feedback during mental health meetings
Feedback
(ii) Staff feedback: MH Team were supportive of changes to assessment items to reflect a more balanced clinical / consumer interface in the unit content
Recommendation
Sustain a level of clinical content within the unit
Action Taken
Nil.
Source: Student feedback
Feedback
(iii) Student feedback: student feedback was positive related to Moodle site navigation, content and support
Recommendation
Sustain existing resources and supports
Action Taken
Nil.
Source: Course committee
Feedback
(iv) Broader feedback: issue relating to poor feedback response and non-submission of assessments
Recommendation
-consider new engagement methods to address poor feedback response of 25% -phone contact, follow-up emails and consultation with DDLT regarding non-submission of assessments
Action Taken
Nil.
Unit learning Outcomes
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