Courses - Faculty of Medical And Health Sciences


Paediatrics

Diploma Courses

PAEDS 601A
60 Points

PAEDS 601B
60 Points

Diploma in Paediatrics

Covers: genetic and antenatal factors in development, neonatal paediatrics, assessment of a child's physical, intellectual, emotional and social needs, epidemiology of childhood disease, cultural factors and child health, general and preventative paediatrics, management of common disorders of childhood, and the practical working of the statutory and voluntary services available in New Zealand for the care of children. A logbook and dissertation must be completed.

To complete this course students must enrol in PAEDS 601 A and B

Postgraduate 700 Level Courses

PAEDS 700
15 Points

Special Topic

PAEDS 704
15 Points

Special Studies in Paediatrics

Advanced study in a specific area, usually related to the field of study of the thesis.

PAEDS 705
15 Points

Neonate and Infant Health

Students will learn about the pathogenesis, diagnosis and clinical management of common medical issues which affect infants from birth through the first year of life. Students will gain both theoretical and practical skills in clinical topics that affect neonates and infants.

PAEDS 706
30 Points

PAEDS 706A
15 Points

PAEDS 706B
15 Points

Paediatric Care (Toddler-Adolescent)

Focuses on the pathogenesis, diagnosis and clinical management of common acute and chronic medical issues that affect infants, children, adolescents and young adults from the first year of life onwards. Students will develop both practical and theoretical skills.

To complete this course students must enrol in PAEDS 706 A and B, or PAEDS 706

PAEDS 707A
30 Points

PAEDS 707B
30 Points

Clinical Portfolio

Students will draw on their paediatric clinical exposure to reflect and modify clinical practice to meet best practices. Students will be given the opportunity to apply complex clinical theory in a structured framework. Students will develop a deep understanding of the theoretical underpinnings in paediatric clinical medicine and proficiency to apply relevant skills.

To complete this course students must enrol in PAEDS 707 A and B

PAEDS 710
15 Points

Clinical Care of Gender Diverse Youth

To develop and advance skills, knowledge and expertise in the clinical care of young transgender people.

Corequisite: PAEDS 712

PAEDS 712
15 Points

Youth Health Clinical Skills

Develops and extends knowledge and skills in clinical interviewing, comprehensive assessments and effective interventions with young people.

PAEDS 714
15 Points

Emergency Paediatrics

Designed for health care providers involved in the delivery of acute emergency care to children, this course combines theoretical knowledge with clinical practice. Students will learn to recognise and manage the important paediatric medical and surgical emergencies including the approach to the febrile child, management of seizures and the recognition and management of other acute medical and surgical paediatric conditions.

PAEDS 719
15 Points

Health, Education and Youth Development

Examines the overlap of health and education in the context of youth development by exploring the impact of past and current developments and strategies in both sectors on the wellbeing of young people. It reviews the 'business' of schools, the Health and Physical Education curriculum, school-based health and support services, whole school approaches to health, and the health and education needs of students not engaged with the school system.

PAEDS 720
15 Points

Advanced Youth Health

Extends students' knowledge of youth health and well-being and develops knowledge and skills for supporting or leading improvements or projects in youth health. Will include advanced understandings of youth development and develop youth health project ideas or service improvements for clinical, research or policy settings.

PAEDS 721
15 Points

Clinical Care of Adolescents and Young Adults with Cancer

To develop and advance skills, knowledge and expertise in the clinical care of adolescents and young adults with cancer.

Prerequisite: PAEDS 712

PAEDS 722
15 Points

Youth Health Practicum

Aims to give clinicians the opportunity to extend their professional youth health skills and expertise through a supervised self-directed learning practicum in youth health.

Prerequisite: PAEDS 720

PAEDS 792
45 Points

PAEDS 792A
15 Points

PAEDS 792B
30 Points

Research Project - Level 9

To complete this course students must enrol in PAEDS 792 A and B, or PAEDS 792

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