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Unit of Study NURS5013 Evidence-Based Mental Health Nursing (2023)

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On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

demonstrate clinical judgement and a capacity to engage and communicate empathically with individuals and groups experiencing mental health related problems across the lifespan

synthesise complex data to provide clinically effective, recovery focused and trauma informed mental health nursing care

effectively undertake assessment, planning, interventions and evaluation of care using advanced clinical judgement with people who frequently access acute mental health services

apply concepts, theories and foundational skills in helping people who are experiencing emotional distress and/or behavioural disturbances

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