Advanced Child Health Nursing

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The module will prepare you to advance in child health nursing with emphasis on responding to a range of childhood emergencies, assessment and management of acutely and chronically ill children and their families.  In addition, the module will provide knowledge on different approaches in advanced child health nursing.

The module comprises four units and under each unit there are specific content guidelines and specifications of students’ activities and resources required. In each unit of the module case scenarios and learner activities are used to apply theoretical principles and current evidence to the realities of child nursing practice.


Upon completion of this module learners shall be able to:

  • Analyse information obtained from comprehensive assessment of the sick children and their families
  • Demonstrate advanced knowledge on recognition and management of emergencies, acute and chronic conditions in children
  • Demonstrate knowledge of appropriate child care approaches and relevant theories in management of sick children and their families
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