University of Technology Sydney

92615 Child and Family Health Nursing 2

6cp; on campus, intensive, 80hrs clinical placement
Requisite(s): 92614 Child and Family Health Nursing 1
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.
Recommended studies: 92614 Child and Family Health Nursing 1



This second clinically focused subject extends on the essential skills for working with families of infants addressed in 92614 Child and Family Health Nursing 1, to extend the skills required to work with families of young children up to five years of age. It includes the identification of common or potential problems amenable to early intervention, and the nursing management to support parents to care for the health and safety of their children. The subject assists the nurse to provide social support and education to parents and to foster the integration of the family in the community. The subject requires the successful completion of a clinical experience program of 80 hours, taken as a two-week block in child and family health nursing facilities at a Tresillian Family Care Centre. In this placement, students have the opportunity to explore and assess growth and development, and practice health assessment, communication skills and provide nursing care under the supervision of child and family health nurses and in partnership with families and other health care professionals.

Typical availability

Spring session, City campus

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