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92474 Introduction to Specialty Practice: Child and Family Health Nursing

6cp; 1hpw (online and face-to-face lecture), 2hpw (online and face-to-face tutorial), 120hrs (clinical)
Requisite(s): (90 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10122 Bachelor of Nursing OR 90 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10123 Bachelor of Nursing Bachelor of Arts International Studies OR 90 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10351 Bachelor of Nursing Bachelor of Creative Intelligence and Innovation) AND (92439 Family and Children's Nursing OR 92319 Family and Children's Nursing)



This subject is designed to enable students to gain knowledge and clinical nursing practice in an area of child and family nursing. Students have the opportunity to develop their expertise in this area of practice and extend their foundational knowledge. Students considering a career caring for well infants, children and families in a primary health care setting consolidate their knowledge of psychosocial and health issues in family life, parenting and child rearing, and social and emotional wellbeing in infancy and early childhood. A primary health care and health promotion perspective to the nursing care of infants and children is used throughout the subject.

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