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Unit description

Introduces assessment and intervention in the management of the paediatric patient, through knowledge of common presentations and developmental models. Students develop communication, consent, treatment, and assessment skills unique to the paediatric consultation.

Unit content

  1. Informed consent considerations for paediatrics
  2. Introduction to common paediatric presentations and evidence-based management
  3. Assessment of developmental milestones and safety considerations
  4. Paediatric assessment and treatment
  5. Integrated care in the context of lifespan, family, society and culture
  6. Paediatric case studies. Use of evidence-based reasoning in case studies

 

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1demonstrate an advanced understanding of the osteopathic principles of diagnosis and treatment as it relates to the paediatric patient and the role of parents and care givers
2Identify redflags and contraindications to develop safe and effective management plans, including referral for the paediatric patient
3critically review osteopathic diagnosis and treatment as it relates to the evidence informed management of paediatric patient
4demonstrate safe and effective assessment and management of the paediatric patient

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. demonstrate an advanced understanding of the osteopathic principles of diagnosis and treatment as it relates to the paediatric patient and the role of parents and care givers
  2. Identify redflags and contraindications to develop safe and effective management plans, including referral for the paediatric patient
  3. critically review osteopathic diagnosis and treatment as it relates to the evidence informed management of paediatric patient
  4. demonstrate safe and effective assessment and management of the paediatric patient

Teaching and assessment

Notice

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every teaching period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

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Fee information

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