Available in 2018

Course handbook

Description

This course provides the theoretical foundations pertaining to the growth and development of infants, children and adolescents. These foundations will be applied to health assessment and the health needs of these clients within the context of the family. The course will focus on the individuality of the infant, child and adolescent using a chronological approach


Availability2018 Course Timetables

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  • Trimester 2 - 2018

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. Demonstrate knowledge in identifying the major developmental life tasks/challenges of the infant, child and adolescent within the family context (however that is configured) at various stages of development

2. Contextualise care for infant children and young people in relation to the family environment, including approaches to parenting and family assessment strategies

3. Identify strategies for the promotion and optimal development of infants, children and young people


Content

This course develops knowledge in identifying the major developmental life tasks/challenges of the infant, child and adolescent within the family context (however that is configured) at various stages of development


Assessment items

Case Study / Problem Based Learning: Case Study - 50% *

Essay: Essay - 50% *

* This assessment has a compulsory requirement.


Compulsory Requirements

In order to pass this course, each student must complete ALL of the following compulsory requirements:

Course Assessment Requirements:

  • Essay: Attempt / Submission Requirement - Students must attempt/submit this assessment item to pass the course.
  • Case Study / Problem Based Learning: Attempt / Submission Requirement - Students must attempt/submit this assessment item to pass the course.

Contact hours

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Online Activity

Online 2 hour(s) per Week for 12 Weeks starting in week 1

Self-Directed Learning

Online 6 hour(s) per Week for 12 Weeks starting in week 1