University of Technology Sydney

92474 Introduction to Specialty Practice: Child and Family Health Nursing

6cp; 1hpw x 9 weeks (lecture, online), 2hpw x 9 weeks (tutorial, online)
Requisite(s): (92438 Medical Surgical Nursing OR 92450 Medical Surgical Nursing (Graduate Entry) OR 92024 Medical Surgical Nursing (Graduate Entry) OR 92322 Medical Surgical Nursing OR 92454 Medical Surgical Nursing)) OR ((93211 Clinical Practice 2B OR 93225 Clinical Practice 2B) AND (93207 Foundations of Nursing Practice 2A OR 93200 Foundations of Nursing Practice 2A) AND (93224 Foundations of Nursing Practice 2B OR 93210 Foundations of Nursing Practice 2B) AND (93214c Foundations of Nursing Practice 3A OR 93228c Foundations of Nursing Practice 3A)
The lower case 'c' after the subject code indicates that the subject is a corequisite. See definitions for details.



92474 ISP Child & Family Health is not offered in 2024.


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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