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Nursing the Infant, Child and Adolescent (9050.1)

Level: Undergraduate Third Year Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 1, 4
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Discipline: Disciplines of Nursing & Midwifery

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Syllabus

This unit explores concepts relevant to children's nursing. The unit focuses on providing nursing care to infants, children and adolescents across the health - illness continuum. Concepts of nursing inquiry, nursing caring, will be used to inform practice considerations.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this unit, students will be able to:

1. discuss key concepts relevant to children's nursing;

2. define threats to health in infancy, childhood and adolescence;

3. discuss key concepts specific to infant, child and adolescent nursing;

4. assess, plan, deliver and evaluate nursing care for selected heath problems.

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

Student engagement of 150 hours including self directed learning across the semester

Prerequisites

None.

Corequisites

None.

Assumed Knowledge

NONE

Incompatible Units

Restrictions: This unit is not open to students who have passed any 7435 Child and Adolescent Health and Illness

Equivalent Units

7435 Child and Adolescent Health and Illness

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