This unit provides you with the opportunity to demonstrate clinical competency (knowledge, attitudes and skills) of a mental health nurse. You will be expected to function within the scope of practice of a registered nurse in accordance with the Australian College of Mental Health Nurses standards of professional practice during your clinical placement in a mental health context. The clinical practicum will involve you having experiences in a range of mental health settings. You will be expected to apply the acquired knowledge and skills learnt throughout the course in the provision of quality holistic consumer focused care and interventions. In some circumstances, the clinical placement in this unit may incur a cost . Please contact the School prior to enrolling to ascertain whether a cost is likely to be incurred.
|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|
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).
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. Practical Assessment||100%|
This is a pass/fail (non-graded) unit. To pass the unit, you must pass all of the individual assessment tasks shown in the table above.
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 .
No previous feedback available
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.
On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to:
|Assessment Tasks||Learning Outcomes|
|1 - Practical Assessment||•||•||•|
|Graduate Attributes||Learning Outcomes|
|1 - Knowledge||•||•||•|
|2 - Communication||•||•||•|
|3 - Cognitive, technical and creative skills||•||•|
|4 - Research||•||•|
|5 - Self-management||•||•||•|
|6 - Ethical and Professional Responsibility||•||•||•|
|7 - Leadership||•||•|
|Assessment Tasks||Graduate Attributes|
|1 - Practical Assessment||•||•||•||•||•||•||•|