Courses & Units

Child, Youth and Family Health Care CNA342

Introduction

This unit introduces students to fundamental concepts in the care of children, youth and their families in Australia. A variety of epidemiologic, sociocultural, political and developmental perspectives on child health will be explored. Opportunities are provided for considering how social and personal values influence our approach to care for children, youth and families. Students will build on their interpersonal and communication skills and refine these to address the needs of children, youth and families. Common childhood conditions will be examined including emphasis on unique aspects of children's anatomy and physiology, and the use of clinical reasoning to enhance analysis of assessment findings in children and youth. Students will extend learnings of how to exercise clinical judgement and integrate the principles of primary care and health promotion in their approaches to planning care while working in partnership with children, youth and their families. Students will have the opportunity to further develop their Professional Portfolio in this unit.

Summary

Unit name Child, Youth and Family Health Care
Unit code CNA342
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of Health and Medicine
School of Health Science
Discipline Health Sciences
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

This unit is currently unavailable.

Note

Units are offered as On-campus where the majority of teaching will occur at the campus identified.  Units offered Off-campus generally have no requirement for attendance at a physical university campus unless the unit has practical or fieldwork components*:  the campus indicated for an Off-Campus unit is the one at which teaching is administered from.

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Unit census dates currently displaying for 2017 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2017 will be available from the 1st October 2016.

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Fees

Domestic

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Teaching

Teaching Pattern

 3 x 2hr Workshops, 7 x 1hr Lecture

Assessment

Online quizzes (30%), Clinical Scenario - Written Report (1500 words)  (40%), Clinical Scenario –Health Promotion (30%) (Part A: Group Presentation  (15%) and Part B: Written Report (1000 words)   (15% ) )

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Textbooks

Required

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