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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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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





Assumed Knowledge


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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