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HLT51607 Diploma of Nursing

Study Guide

HLTEN510B
Implement and monitor nursing care for consumers with mental health conditions

HLTEN510B
Implement and monitor nursing care for consumers with mental health conditions

Copyright ( State of Queensland (Department of Education Training and the Arts) 2007

This resource was developed by:
Tropical North Institute of TAFE
School of Nursing Department
Cairns Campus

Acknowledgement:

Author/s: TNQIT Cairns Campus
Reviewer/s: Bronwen Davis

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Table of Contents

Introduction to the Study Guide …………………………………………….………. 4

Navigational Icons …………………………………………………………….……… 5 Activity ………………………………………………………….……………….…… 5 Internet ………………………………………………………………………….…… 5 Reading ……………………………………………………………………….….….. 6 Case Study ……………………………………………………………….……….… 6

Key Terms …………………………………………………………………………….. 7

Preferred Texts ……………………………………………………………………….. 8 Other References ……………………………………………………………….….. 8

Introduction to the competency ……………………………..…………………….… 9

Element 1: Address requirements of the state/territory Mental health Act ……..14

Element 2: Respond appropriately to signs of mental illness …………………... 20

Element 3: Contribute to planning care for consumers with mental health issues …………………………………………………………………….31

Element 4: Contribute to the care of the consumer with a mental health disorder……….………………………………………………………….40

Element 5: Assist evaluation of outcomes of planned nursing actions …………46

Element 6: Provide and maintain a safe working environment ………………….48

Case Study …………………………………………………………………..……… 50

Assessments 1 and 2 ………………………………………………………………. 51

Introduction to the Study Guide

Welcome to the HLTEN510B Implement and monitor nursing care for consumers with mental health conditions study guide. This study guide is one in a series of study guides that has been written to assist you to gain the required knowledge and skills to complete competencies within the training product HLT51607 - Diploma of Nursing (Enrolled/Division 2 nursing)

You may be using this study guide as part of your in class activities, as a flexible delivery component or perhaps even to complement online or other methods of delivery.

Take your time to read through the guide before commencing any serious study so that you can gain an overall understanding of the competency requirements. Work your way through the guide at a pace that suits you. Your teacher will give you some idea of how long this competency should take to complete.

This guide is divided into a number of sections with each section linking directly to an element of competency. Within each element of competency there will be references made to the performance criteria which you will be required to demonstrate to be deemed competent for this competency.

Within each section you will find:
• Basic information
• Activities to undertake
• Readings to be completed

Included in this study guide is a section on the key terms used. This section will...
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