Principles of child health nursing science. Unique needs during the childhood years. Common childhood health problems: respiratory, cardiovascular and pain management, diarrhoea, nausea and vomiting, malnutrition and failure to thrive. Applied human nutrition. The effects of hospitalisation on children and their families. Therapeutic play and support of the child and nurse-therapeutic interventions with children. The unique world of the sick child and alternative approaches to illness through play therapy. Aspects of paediatric emergency nursing. NB: Only selected BCur students may register for this module.
NUR 151,NUR 152,NUR 153,NUR 154,DNP 151,DNP 152,DNP 153,DNP 154,NPE 161,NPE 162,CIL 111 and 121 or AIM 101 or AIM 111 and 121 EOT 110 and 120 or ELH 121 and 122
2 lectures per week, 2 practicals per week
Language of tuition
Module is presented in English
Period of presentation
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