Specialise in mental health nursing and advance your career
You will learn to apply nursing practice in the contemporary mental health care setting with this skill set.
You'll gain a suite of skills to deal with issues experienced by individuals and their families going through a mental health issue or crisis. You will also learn to assist with the recovery process for the individual and the family.
- Recognise and respond to crisis situations
- Case management practice
- Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues
- Recovery process facilitation
To enrol in this skill set you must:
- Be currently practicing as an Enrolled Nurse
- Provide your AHPRA Registration Number
- Be IV Medications competent (completed or will complete education in intravenous medicines administration)
This course if offered through a combined delivery approach, consisting of 3-5 hrs a week online and ongoing practical experience in the workplace.
Timetable information is indicative only and subject to change.
Please be aware that COVID-19 vaccination is an employment requirement for many healthcare providers.
NMTAFE students undertaking work placements or who are required to attend a healthcare or community setting as part of their studies are advised to check directly with the healthcare provider regarding their policy settings around vaccination and proof of vaccination requirements.
This skill set will aid career progression in the mental health area of nursing.
Completing a qualification such as this one opens up a range of opportunities to work in Western Australia’s mental health system, view potential careers on the WA Government's Mental Health Commission website.
This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply, please refer to the Study options and next steps section above.