This unit of study introduces students to childrens' and young peoples' nursing. Essential skills and knowledge for paediatric, child and youth health nursing across a variety of clinical and community settings will prepare students for critical thinking and problem solving within this field. The unit emphasises contemporary issues impacting on the health of children, young people, and their families, and students will have the opportunity to examine interventions and strategies aimed at improving health outcomes.
13x2-hr lectures, 6x2-hr tutorials, 4x2-hr clinical labs and clinical placement (80-hrs)
Student assessment (100%) conducted throughout the semester, as advised within the relevant unit of study outline
48 Year 1 credit points and 36 Year 2 credit points, including NURS3010