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92439 Family and Children's Nursing

6cp; 7 x 3hrs (laboratory sessions), 7 x 1.5hrs (face-to-face lectures), 40hrs (clinical placement)
Requisite(s): (((92433 Assessment and Therapeutics in Health Care 2 OR 92314 Assessment and Therapeutics in Health Care 2)) OR STM90553 144cp Enrolled Nurse BN OR 92449 Health Assessment and Nursing Therapeutics )
These requisites may not apply to students in certain courses.
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.

Undergraduate

Description

This subject contributes to students' understanding of families in contemporary Australian society. Health promotion and primary health care in a family context, and family formation and structure are highlighted. The subject explores nursing issues related to the child-bearing family including parenting, maintaining health and wellbeing in children, families in crisis and the impact of disability on families. Key acute and chronic health issues in children and adolescents together with recognition of the sick child are a major focus of this subject. Legal and ethical issues related to families such as child protection and guardianship are addressed in the context of children at risk. The subject enables students to develop the personal, professional and intellectual attributes, along with the technical knowledge, required to work with children and families in a broad range of settings.

Typical availability

Autumn session, City campus

Spring session, City campus


Detailed subject description.

Access conditions

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