NSB 204 Mental Health: Self and Others ASSESSMENT TASK 1
Assessment Task 1
|Assessment name:||Reflection and Discussion|
|Task description:||You need to critically reflect on unit learning, your values and beliefs surrounding mental health and mental illness to discuss and justify person centred care, culturally safe care and trauma informed care in the delivery of mental health nursing interventions and therapeutic|
|What you need to do:|
Answer the following three questions:Question one (total 500 words +/- 10%)Stigma and discrimination towards people experiencing mental illness can inhibit people from seeking mental health treatment. Drawing on contemporary peer reviewed evidence:
- Read the Criterion Reference Assessment rubric for this task. This will help you understand what is required of you and how this assessment will be graded.
- Make reference to and integrate the required unit readings and contemporary peer reviewed literature, to demonstrate you have achieved deeper meaning from your reactions and insights.
- Watch the YouTube Video: “Imagine there was no stigma to Mental Illness (2016) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WrbTbB9tTtA
Question two (total 300 words +/- 10%))
- Identify and discuss one barrier that may prevent a person from seeking treatment. (250 words +/- 10%)
- Identify and discuss one enabler that may promote treatment seeking. (250 words +/- 10%)
Question three (total 300 words +/- 10%)
- Briefly identify and reflect on one example of how mental illness can or has been stigmatised. Drawing from broader social influences such as media, social media, twitter or from your own experience or knowledge. (50 words +/- 10%)
- Using your example from Q2a discuss and justify how you as a nursing student would ensure culturally safe, person- centered practice drawing on Cox et al. (2021) set as required reading set in O week. See QUT readings in the left-hand menu of Blackboard. (250 words +/- 10%)
Referencing: You will need to refer to the literature (contemporary, peer reviewed journal articles and set text chapters from texts where relevant) to support your key discussion points, this demonstrates you have thought deeply and critically about the assessment and are able to link your learning from the unit to evidence and clinical practice.
- As a nursing student on clinical placement explain and justify one example in which you can advocate inclusion and support of people experiencing mental health issues using trauma informed care. (150 words +/-10%)
- Then briefly describe how your example meets the requirements of cultural safety as it is described in the Code of Conduct for Nurses (NMBA 2018). You must cite all sources. (150 words +/-10%)
|Length:||1100 words +/- 10% (word length includes in-text referencing and excludes your reference list).|
|How will I be assessed:||7 point grading scale using the attached CRA|
|Presentation requirements:||Your assignment should be written in CiteWrite APA style and prepared as follows:|
- Front page with the assessment title, your name, student number, tutor name (not necessarily the Unit Coordinator) and word count.
- Include a ‘footer’ on each page with your name, student number, unit code and page number.
- 3 cm margins on all sides, double-spaced text
- Use font, such as Times New Roman, Arial or Calibri; font size 12
- CiteWrite APA style referencing. It is a requirement that you include page numbers for all in-text references
- (see http://www.citewrite.qut.edu.au/)
- Headings can be used to structure your assignment logically
- You do not need an introduction or a conclusion
- Please use “I”… if you are being asked to reflect
- Do not use dot points
- Use a minimum of ten (10) valid, contemporary peer reviewed articles with the addition of textbooks as
- References should be no older than 7 years
- Include a separate page for the reference list
|Learning outcomes assessed:|
4- Describe key mental health issues and work with consumers and carers to address needs and promote recovery across the care continuum, applying the Recovery model.
- Apply principles of cultural safety and reflect on self to articulate the role of self in person-centered mental health care and therapeutic use of self.
- Demonstrate and apply knowledge of the challenges and factors that can compromise mental health for ourselves and others, in order to promote positive mental health and well-being.