University of Technology Sydney

92477 Introduction to Specialty Practice: Paediatric Nursing

6cp; intensive mode: 1 x 5 hour clinical workshop for four weeks; Lectures/presentations: as per UTS Canvas schedule; Clinical Placement (students enrolled in BN course before 2021): 80 hours
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.



This subject has been designed to enable students to gain knowledge and clinical nursing skills in an area of interest to them. Through this experience, students have the opportunity to develop their expertise in the specialty of paediatric nursing (caring for sick children and their families) and to understand the experience of illness and hospitalisation from the perspective of the child and family. This subject extends the student's paediatric knowledge and experience and gives students the opportunity to determine their preference for the specialty of paediatric nursing. It also has the potential to assist students in their quest for future employment.

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