Children and Young People's Health Field of Study
Part of the Master of Nursing program
Commencing semesters, 2013
Full Time/ Part Time
Faculty of Health Sciences
External, Web Based
School of Nursing and Midwifery
Phone: 07 3381 1165
International Admissions Officer
Online Enquiries (fast response): www.uq.edu.au/international/enquiry
Phone: Outside Australia: + 61 3 8676 7004
Within Australia (Free Call): 1800 671 980
Why study Children and Young People's Health?
This area will provide Registered Nurses with the skills and knowledge to practice in an acute paediatric and child health settings including school and youth based health. Knowledge and skills will be in accordance with the Australian Confederation of Paediatric and Child Health Nurses Competency Standards for the Specialist Paediatric and Child Health Nurse in conjunction with the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Council Competency Standards for Registered Nurses. Graduates will develop an awareness and understanding of primary health care needs, physical and developmental stages of children, cultural values and diversity of family needs within both the child health setting and acute health paediatric setting for children and young people. The legal and ethical issues associated with providing care for children, young people and their families with vairous health care issues from diverse cultural backgrounds within Australia will be included.
View the Master of Nursing course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Children and Young People's Health major.
What it costs
Please view the Master of Nursing for indicative fees.
How to apply
Please view the Master of Nursing for information on key dates and how to apply.