|Programme Name||Postgraduate Diploma in Mental Health Nursing (Quota Based)|
Mental Health Nursing is a specialized field of nursing which specifically focuses on the prevention of mental health problems, the promotion of mental wellness and the nursing management of people who suffer from mental illnesses. This programme is designed to enhance mental health nursing knowledge and learning experiences of the general nurse in caring for clients with mental health problems.
|Majors||Mental Health Nursing|
1. A registered nurses with a bachelor’s in nursing degree with a GPA of 3.0. AND 2. Hold a current license to practice with a minimum of 3 yrs. work experience as a nurse in any health care setting. OR 3. An applicant may be awarded a place in the programme through recognition of prior learning through their abilities, skills and knowledge acquired through training, education and work experience of 3-5 years in the field of nursing if she/he does not hold a Bachelor degree in Nursing or do not meet the GPA of 3.0. 4. All regional students are required to register with the Fiji Nursing Council prior to commencement of the programme.
|Programme Type||Postgraduate Diploma|
|Credit Points Required||120|
|Estimated Tution Fees - Local (FJD)||$8,110.00|
|Estimated Tution Fees - Regional||$8,110.00|
|Core Units||Offered In|
|NMH864 - Contexts of Mental Health Nursing||Semester 1|
|NMH865 - Assessments and Therapeutic Approaches in Mental Health Care||Semester 1|
|NMH866 - Nursing Management of Substance Use Disorders||Semester 1,2|
|NMH867 - Nursing Management of Mental Health Problems/Disorders||Semester 2|
|NMH868 - Community Mental Health||Semester 2|