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Graduate Certificate in Child and Adolescent Health Nursing

  • Graduate Certificate

Apply primary health care principles to maintain the wellbeing of children, their families and communities.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Certificate
1 year full-time
Course Code
Study Mode
Online, In person

About this course

This course can only be undertaken on a part-time basis. It is recommended that students undertake 1-2 units of study per semester. One unit is available internal only with the remaining units available online.

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What you will learn

  • identify and apply principles of primary health care into practice to maintain optimal wellbeing of the individual, family and community
  • assess the environmental, physical and psychosocial aspects of the individual, family and/or community to determine and plan the health care needs within a community practice setting
  • locate, extract and interpret relevant evidence and scientific literature
  • communicate both verbally and written, in a way the individuals, family and professional colleagues can understand
  • use appropriate technologies to practice community health nursing practice
  • demonstrate ability in interdependent and self-directed learning
  • incorporate learning opportunities in nursing practice
  • recognise national and global community health issues and strategic health care directions; relate these to community nursing practice
  • provide culturally aware and respectful health care provision to multicultural groups and Indigenous communities; demonstrate professional and ethical practice in community health nursing; work collaboratively within an interdisciplinary health care team

Graduate outcomes

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