Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, you will expand on your 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 and online virtual classrooms via ZOOM.

SchoolNursing and Midwifery

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorCatina Adams

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted in the following course: HGCFCN


Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A


Promoting Health: The Primary Health Care Approach

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorTalbot & Verrinder





Chapter/article titleN/A



Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready


Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Critically analyse the application of Primary Health Care principles in community maternal and child health care practice.
02. Differentiate between Primary Health Care strategies in community nursing to determine their appropriate application
03. Design culturally inclusive interventions appropriate to community maternal and child health care using the social model of health

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, Week 06-24, Blended


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCatina Adams

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning Week: 6 - 17
Twelve 1.00 h problem based learning per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 6 to week 17 and delivered via online.
"Contribution to online forum (1 hour per week for each of 12 modules)"

Scheduled Online Class Week: 6 - 23
Four 1.50 h scheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 6 to week 23 and delivered via online.
"4x1.5-hour online virtual classroom, via ZOOM"

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 6 - 17
One 4.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 6 to week 17 and delivered via online.
"4 hours per week of flexible online student directed learning modules via LMS (12 modules)."


Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
One 1000-word written assessmentN/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3
One 2500-word written assessmentN/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3
One 1500-word equivalent reflective presentation, using specified media Desk-top identification and review of community groups.N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3