Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences

NURSING 786 - Contemporary Mental Health and Addictions

30 Points

Semester 2
Grafton and Waikato



Explores contemporary mental health and addictions nursing practice from both socio-political and practice-skills perspectives. It focuses on developing awareness of the unique mental health and addictions context of Aotearoa/New Zealand and the cultural and values based practices and policies which have emerged. Nurses taking this course will build on their foundational therapeutic and interpersonal skills and develop knowledge and skills in contemporary, evidence based mental health and addictions nursing interventions.

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