Course Title: Practise in the paediatric nursing environment

Part A: Course Overview

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

Course Title: Practise in the paediatric nursing environment

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

This unit addresses the principles of paediatric nursing care, building upon existing skills to enable the Enrolled/Division 2 nurse to provide holistic nursing care to a group of paediatric clients

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:

HLTEN614B Practise in the paediatric nursing environment


1. Work as part of the multi-disciplinary health care team for the client in the paediatric environment

2. Address the special health requirements of the paediatric client

3. Contribute to the plan of care for the paediatric client

4. Perform clinical nursing actions appropriate to the care of the paediatric client

5. Assist in evaluating outcomes of planned nursing actions for the paediatric client

Learning Outcomes

This is a short course that is not running at the moment

Overview of Assessment

Will be updated when course is to run