INTEGRATED PRIMARY AND COMMUNITY CARE FOR PAEDIATRICS
2016/2017, Semester 2
Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine (Nursing/Alice Lee Ctr for Nursing Stud)
Modular Credits: 4
This module aims to provide students with an in-depth knowledge and competencies in the collaborative management of children in the primary and community setting.
Upon completion of this module, students will be able to:
dentify common growth problems in children (failure to thrive/obesity).
apply knowledge on the different stages of child development in assessing and managing paediatric patients.
identify children with common cognitive-perceptual disorders and their management (including poor school performance).
describe and understand factors that affect health and health related behaviours amongst children in the community (including environmental and psychosocial factors).
identify suspected child abuse and provide advocacy for child protection.
assess, order investigations, diagnose and manage common health conditions seen in primary and community settings.
apply counselling strategies in health education and promotion to the children and their families.
identify healthcare services and resources available in the community.
communicate effectively with patients, their families and other healthcare providers.
facilitate transitions of care (hospital to community/adolescent to adult).
NUR5601 Advanced Health Assessment (Paediatrics)
Workload Components : A-B-C-D-E
A: no. of lecture hours per week
B: no. of tutorial hours per week
C: no. of lab hours per week
D: no. of hours for projects, assignments, fieldwork etc per week
E: no. of hours for preparatory work by a student per week