Graduate Certificate in Child and Adolescent Health Nursing
Apply primary health care principles to maintain the wellbeing of children, their families and communities.
1 year full-time
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.
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 satisfaction and employment outcomes for Nursing courses at Curtin University.