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This program prepares registered nurses (with qualifications as midwives) for advanced practice in community child and family health nursing.
You will develop the ability to critically analyse and apply principles of primary healthcare, to help you secure a rewarding role as a maternal and child health nurse.
In addition to child and family health specialty courses, the RMIT program includes family partnership training which is highly regarded by industry and also offers a dedicated elective in parent-infant mental health.
The face-to-face contact at RMIT develops strong clinical skills in child health and enables regular support and discussion to enhance learning.
RMIT University is at the forefront of nursing education and research. We are one of the oldest providers of nursing education in Australia with a history of industry partnership and strong graduate employability for over 40 years.
You will experience a range of learning approaches including learner-centred curriculum, learning activities and projects.
Your learning will be further supported by face-to-face lectures, some online learning, independent study and clinical experiences across a range of early childhood services.
Graduates work in maternal and child health nursing in local government, early parenting centres and community services.
Professional recognition and accreditation
Graduates can join professional organisations such as the Victorian Association of Maternal and Child Health Nurses.
Program and course information
Prepare yourself for advanced practice in community child and family health.