COMMUNITY CHILD HEALTH
Credit points: 15
In this subject students will expand on their existing public health knowledge and skills within a community based child, family and community nursing context. The links between economic inequality and child health and the promotion of optimal development of young children through social justice strategies will be explored within a primary health care framework, and applied to maternal and child health practice. This subject is delivered via a flexible online mode comprising learning modules via LMS, a face-to-face seminar and (and/or equivalent online virtual classrooms). It is supported by clinical practicum in a community setting.
SchoolSchool of Nursing & Midwifery
Subject Co-ordinatorCarolyn Westall
Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo
Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG
Prerequisites Must be admitted in the following course: HGCFCN
Special conditions Students must have secured a clinical placement with a Maternal and Child Health service provider in their state, with written confirmation of this, prior to commencing the subject. This subject is designed to be taken in conjunction with NSM4MCH # Maternal and Child Health Practice.
|Resource Type||Title||Resource Requirement||Author and Year||Publisher|
|Readings||Promoting Health: The Primary Health Care Approach||Recommended||Talbot & Verrinder, 2018 (6th Ed)||Elsevier|
Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes
01. Analyse Primary Health Care principles and apply them in application in community maternal and child health practice
- Online activity; Clinical practicum; written exercise
02. Differentiate between and determine the appropriate application of selective or comprehensive Primary Health Care strategies in community nursing
- Online activity; Clinical practicum
03. Design culturally inclusive interventions appropriate to community maternal and child health care using the social model of health
- Online learning activity; written exercise
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Melbourne, 2019, Semester 1, Blended
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLeesa Hooker
Unscheduled Online Class
One 6.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"6 hours per week of flexible online student directed learning modules"
Scheduled Online Class
Six 2.0 hours scheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"6 x 2-hour online virtual classrooms (or face-to face seminar equivalent) per semester."
Problem Based Learning
Twelve 1.0 hours problem based learning per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"1 hour per week online reflective activity"
Placement - Off Site
One 10.0 hours placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"10 hours off site Community Agency placement (self-sourced)"
|One 1000-word written assessment||35||01, 02, 03|
|One 2500-word written assessment||Summative||50||01, 02, 03|
|One 1500-word equivalent reflective presentation, using specified media||Reflective activity incorporating learnings from clinical practicum. Includes completion of 10 clinical hours in community settings (Hurdle).||15||01, 02, 03|