This Masters programme is a Post-Registration course designed for Registered Nurses wishing to specialise in the area of mental health.
The masters (MSc) in mental health nursing is a postgraduate course that aims to provide you with a comprehensive understanding of common and high burden / low prevalence mental health disorders, and the ability to make evidence-based clinical decisions on assessment, diagnosis, treatment and ongoing care of patients. You will be equipped to provide holistic, compassionate, recovery-oriented care which considers the unique requirements of the individual person.
London South Bank University
LSBU has an outstanding reputation in Nursing and Midwifery. The School of Health and Social Care has been praised by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) for the quality of its courses, regularly gaining the highest rating (purple level) available from the national regulator.
Why London South Bank University?
A world-class student experience
Developed by world-leading mental health specialists, this online mental health course provides an unparalleled online education experience, blending self-directed learning with tutor-led team-based learning. Students will interact and engage in:
Weekly synchronous online tutorials throughout the course
Highly interactive content and tutor-moderated discussion forums
Reflective exercises to test your thinking and learning application
The programme management team provide superb mentorship and pastoral care to ensure high engagement and pass rates.
Who is this programme for?
This Masters MSc postgraduate programme is a Post-Registration course designed for Registered Nurses wishing to specialise in the area of mental health. It's a perfect course for Registered Nurses (RNs) seeking to deepen their understanding and skills in mental health nursing or for Registered Mental Health Nurses (RNMs) to advance their careers.
This postgraduate Masters (MSc) in Mental Health Nursing programme blends self-directed learning and Tutor-led group learning. Throughout the programme, you'll engage in: online group tutorials, tutor-moderated discussion forums, interactive case studies, reflective exercises. The programme is broken down into the following modules:
(20 CATS, 200 learning hours)
History taking, interview skills, general assessment in mental health
Bio-psycho-social, spiritual and cultural assessment
Standardised methods and tools of assessment
strengths based assessment
Formulation of individualised care plans
Role of agencies, family and other supporters in care and treatment plans
Due to the global shortage of registered mental health nurses (RMNs), graduates of this programme can secure better packages and job security
Working in Mental Health gives you the opportunity to make a difference to people’s lives at a time when they are likely to be at their most vulnerable
A world-class online learning experience
The programme is a truly transformative user experience. The content is rich, compelling, engaging and innovative. It includes interactive video, 2D & 3D animations, medical imagery and instructional competency-focused pedagogy.
Designed specifically to cater for busy health professionals
This programme can be accessed anytime, anywhere on any device.
Discounts and Flexible Payment Schedules available
There are early payment discounts and flexible payment plans available on this programme.
Designed to nurture leadership qualities and position graduates for senior nursing positions in mental health
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