Course Title: Contribute to the care of mothers and babies

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5246 Diploma of Nursing (Enrolled/Division 2 nursing)

Course Title: Contribute to the care of mothers and babies

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 80

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

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Course Contact: Carylin Lenehan

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4837

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Course Description

The competency unit describes the knowledge and skills required by an Enrolled/Division 2 nurse working in the area of providing care to mothers and babies in a range of settings, such as postnatal, low risk nursery, child and family health and paediatric settings

The knowledge and skills described in this competency unit are to be applied within jurisdictional nursing and midwifery regulatory authority legislative requirements
Enrolled/Division 2 nursing work is to be carried out in consultation/collaboration with registered nurses and under direct or indirect supervisory arrangements in line with jurisdictional regulatory requirements

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Not Applicable

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

HLTEN520A Contribute to the care of mothers and babies


1. Work as part of a team caring for a mother and her baby

2. Assist in evaluating the outcomes of planned care

Learning Outcomes

This course will be run as a short course but not run at this time will be undated when course is to be run

Overview of Assessment

When course is run the assessment will be updated