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Course code

GCHI700

Level

7

Credits

5.0

Estimated hours

50.0

To enable Registered Nurses to understand and effectively respond to mental health and illness issues faced by people accessing their services.

Learning outcomes

  • Apply contemporary theories and philosophies of mental health and illness.
  • Understand common mental disorders and their impact on individuals and families.
  • Identify the vulnerabilities and complexities associated with mental illness.
  • Critique the role of the Registered Nurse in regard to the legal and ethical issues impacting on service response and best practice for people with mental illness.