Unit

School Of Nursing And Midwifery

Contemporary Issues in Child and Adolescent HealthWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 401196.1

Discipline: NURSING

Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 3

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Peter Lewis


Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Successful completion of 80 credit points.


Teaching Periods
Nothing on offer.

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About this Unit
This unit begins with a brief examination of socio-cultural theories of childhood and adolescence as a background for the critical analysis of current debates about the health and wellbeing of children and adolescents. Case studies will be used to explore contestable topics in child and youth health from an interdisciplinary perspective. The unit will address issues of child protection and parental responsibility in the mainstream community, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, and refugee health care settings. Knowledge gained in this unit will assist beginning practitioners in a variety of disciplines to take informed positions on topics relevant to child and adolescent health.

Special Requirements - Essential Equipment
Essential Equipment: Access to an internet enabled device is essential in order to be able to: access course materials; to participate in discussion groups; and to access additional resources provided by the lecturer during the session. See http://www.westernsydney.edu.au/currentstudents/current_students/services_and_facilities/uwsonline_student_support for further information.


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