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Monash University Handbook 2011 Postgraduate - Unit

12 points, SCA Band 3, 0.250 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

FacultyFaculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
OfferedDaynott Second semester 2011 (HILL)
Clayton First semester 2011 (Off-campus)
Clayton Second semester 2011 (Off-campus)
Nott First semester 2011 (HILL)
Coordinator(s)Dr J Smith


Paediatrics is an enormous field covering the whole range of clinical practice in the younger age group. This unit explores areas that are of practical relevance, interest and importance to the work of family practitioners, exploring child health problems as experienced in everyday practice. The aim for this unit is to increase skills and confidence to make treating that age group an even more interesting and satisfying part of general practice.


Clinical audit (35%)
Essay (15%)
Journal (50%)

Chief examiner(s)

Dr J Smith