Community aspects of child health and child health services.
Health professionals who provide child health services, including general practitioners, child health nurses, physiotherapists and occupational therapists may take this paper as a Certificate of Proficiency (COP).
|Paper title||Community Child Health|
|Teaching period(s)||1st Non standard period (6 February 2023 - 23 June 2023)
2nd Non standard period (24 July 2023 - 1 December 2023) (Distance learning)
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$2,415.00|
|International Tuition Fees||Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.|
- CHHX 701
- Limited to
- DCH, MHealSc, PGDipHealSc
- A compulsory paper for DCH; may also be taken by other approved health professionals.
- CHHE 701 is part of the Postgraduate Diploma in Child Health (DCH). Allied health professionals are eligible to enrol for CHHE 701 on its own as a Certificate of Proficiency (COP).
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- More information link
- View more information about this paper on the Postgraduate Programmes in Child Health website
- Teaching staff
Course Convenor: Dr Mavis Duncanson
The teaching staff are a team of experts, drawn from the clinical medical schools of the University of Otago and beyond.
- Paper Structure
- This is a distance-taught paper covering community aspects of child health and child health services.
- Teaching Arrangements
This Distance Learning paper is taught remotely.
Consisting of hour-long Wednesday evening audioconferences conducted weekly over 17 weeks. Internet access is needed for access to Zoom and additional teaching and reading material, which is available on Blackboard.
No compulsory text
- Course outline
- View the course outline for CHHE 701
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Interdisciplinary perspective, lifelong learning, communication, critical thinking.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
- Learning Outcomes
The goals of the paper are
- To provide opportunity for postgraduate students from a range of disciplines, including medicine, to study community child health
- To help place the clinical component of the Diploma in Child Health in a community context
- To complement the clinical, hospital-based part of the Diploma in Child Health requirements with formal teaching in some aspects of community child health