Intended Learning Outcomes
On completion of this unit, you will be able to:
1.Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of a range of mental illnesses and how people are likely to present if they experience a particular illness.
2.Apply theoretical and practical knowledge of the recovery approach to care in a variety of nursing contexts.
3.Identify and apply practical communication strategies for undertaking a Mental State Examination (MSE) when providing health care in a complex environment.
4.Apply knowledge of primary, secondary and tertiary prevention to promote mental health in individuals, families and communities.
5.Explore the relevant legal and ethical dimensions to clinical situations related to mental health.
6.Demonstrate strengthening critical self-reflection and responsibility that indicate an active commitment to the promotion of health outcomes.