This unit will enable you to continue to examine mental health practice within a strengths based framework and give you the opportunity to examine the nursing actions, including safety and therapeutic implications and psychoeducation, associated with psychopharmacology and other types of biological treatments for mental health consumers. Ethical issues associated with the use of medication and other biological treatments within a Recovery-orientated practice will be discussed and analysed.
|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.
Important note: Students enrolled in a subsequent unit who failed their pre-requisite unit, should drop the subsequent unit before the census date or within 10 working days of Fail grade notification. Students who do not drop the unit in this timeframe cannot later drop the unit without academic and financial liability. See details in the Assessment Policy and Procedure (Higher Education Coursework).
|Class Timetable||View Unit Timetable|
|Residential School||No Residential School|
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.
|1. Online Quiz(zes)||40%|
|2. Presentation and Written Assessment||60%|
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%).
All University policies are available on the Policy web site, however you may wish to directly view the following policies below.
This list is not an exhaustive list of all University policies. The full list of policies are available on the Policy web site .
On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to:
Not currently accredited
|Assessment Tasks||Learning Outcomes|
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|2 - Presentation and Written Assessment||•||•||•||•|
|3 - Portfolio||•||•|
|Graduate Attributes||Learning Outcomes|
|1 - Knowledge||•||•|
|2 - Communication||•||•||•|
|3 - Cognitive, technical and creative skills||•||•|
|4 - Research||•|
|5 - Self-management||•|
|6 - Ethical and Professional Responsibility||•||•|
|Assessment Tasks||Graduate Attributes|
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|2 - Presentation and Written Assessment||•||•||•||•||•|
|3 - Portfolio||•||•||•|