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Youth Health

To enable Registered Nurses to further develop their knowledge and skills relating to working with young people (National Youth Health Nursing Knowledge and Skills Framework).

Course Code GCYH701
Level 7
Credits 5


Examine the impact of family/ whānau and community environment on young people.

Critically analyse the relationship between adolescent development and positive youth development, including risk and resilience factors.

Critically analyse HEEADSSS assessment findings to prioritise nursing interventions and timely referrals to other health professionals.

Demonstrate the ability to work in partnership with young people to address their health needs and concerns and discuss effective intervention strategies to promote health.

Delivered as part of the following programmes