Northumbria University Mental Health Nursing

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Northumbria University Mental Health Nursing

The purpose of this module is to examine and appreciate current practice and potential advances in the care and support of individuals who require mental health interventions.
This module attempts to engage the student in exploration of those issues that influence and have the potential to advance mental health nursing care. The module will enable the student to reflect on their experience of Mental Health nursing practice and explore the issues impacting on their professional development.
Key note lectures will be used to enable students to explore social policy initiatives and legislation as well as the political contexts regarding the application of nursing skills and knowledge in the changing agenda in health and social care.
Scenarios and service user engagement will be used to promote the application of theory to practice and to enable students to develop a critical approach to evidence-based Mental Health nursing practice.