Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences

PAEDS 601 A&B - Diploma in Paediatrics

120 Points

Semester 1 and 2



This course 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

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