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CHHE701 Community Child Health

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
Paper code CHHE701
Subject Child Health
EFTS 0.2
Points 30 points
Teaching period(s) Semester 1 (10 February 2021 - 9 June 2021) (Distance learning)
Semester 2 (4 August 2021 - 24 November 2021) (Distance learning)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $2,311.20
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $8,539.20

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Restriction
CHHX 701
Limited to
DCH, MHealSc, PGDipHealSc
Notes
A compulsory paper for DCH; may also be taken by other approved health professionals.
Eligibility
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).
Contact

Amanda Phillips
Women's and Children's Health Distance Learning Co-ordinator
Email wch.distancelearning@otago.ac.nz
Tel: Ask Otago: 0800 808 098

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
Consists 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.
Textbooks

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

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Timetable

Semester 1 (10 February 2021 - 9 June 2021)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Blackboard

Semester 2 (4 August 2021 - 24 November 2021)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Blackboard

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
Paper code CHHE701
Subject Child Health
EFTS 0.2
Points 30 points
Teaching period(s) Semester 1 (16 February 2022 - 15 June 2022) (Distance learning)
1st Non standard period (3 August 2022 - 23 November 2022) (Distance learning)
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2022 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Restriction
CHHX 701
Limited to
DCH, MHealSc, PGDipHealSc
Notes
A compulsory paper for DCH; may also be taken by other approved health professionals.
Eligibility
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).
Contact


Distance Learning Co-ordinator

Women's and Children's Health
Email wch.distancelearning@otago.ac.nz
Tel: Ask Otago: 0800 808 098

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
Consists 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.
Textbooks

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

^ Top of page

Timetable

Semester 1 (16 February 2022 - 15 June 2022)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Blackboard

1st Non standard period (3 August 2022 - 23 November 2022)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Blackboard

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