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The Graduate Diploma in Child and Family Health Nursing consists of 96 credit points.
The program is structured to enable you to:
- critically analyse and apply the principles of primary health care related to child and family health
- analyse and evaluate nursing strategies designed to promote and maintain wellbeing for children and their families
- apply evidence-based practice to primary care within the scope of the Maternal Child Health service
- critically examine key ethical issues relevant to professional health care practice in community settings.
To meet requirements, you're expected to do a minimum of 300 hours in an approved maternal and child health setting, in addition to the program's theory component.
The following is an example of courses offered:
- Assessment Analysis in Mental Health Nursing
- Breastfeeding and Human Lactation
- Clinical Issues for Children in the Community
- Clinical Teaching in Nursing Practice
- Communication and Counselling for Health Care Professionals
- Contemporary Issues in Nursing and Health Care
- Family Studies
- Mental Illness and Treatment
- Primary Health and Assessment of the Young Child
- Research in Nursing and Midwifery
Plans are variations offered for a program such as specialisations, modes of delivery or location. Browse a plan to see the courses our students are currently studying.
Graduate Diploma in Child and Family Health Nursing
1 Year Full time, 2 Years Part time
|Bundoora Campus||1 Year Full time, 2 Years Part time|