1) Identify the similarities & differences in the role and responsibilities of Paediatric Nurse compared to Child Health Nurse 2) Apply knowledge of the cultural needs, rights and expectations of infants, children, young people and their families within a legal and ethical framework. 3)Resources- Kozier`s and Erb`s Fundamentals of Nursing Vol 1 Australian Edition (3e) Please use Australian Text books & other resources for referencing .
ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES OF PAEDIATRIC & CHILD HEALTH By (name) Course Professor`s Name University City (State) Date Role & Responsibilities of Paediatric & Child Health Introduction The Aspect of protection and care necessitates the need to develop effective approaches aimed at proving care for all children from a tender age with the aim of ensuring they grow responsibly, fit and healthy in their adulthood. In order to achieve these goals, pediatricians and child health practitioners are trained in caring for children from the time of they are delivered until they reach the age of 18 years (Walsh, Barnes, & Mitchell, 2015, pp.2588). This care providers and practitioners are considered as professionals in this sector, endowed with skills and knowledge in addressing the needs of children. It is however important to note that several perceptions have been developed over the roles of nurses and community child health care providers, an aspect that has resulted in the rising of philosophical beliefs on the similarities and differences in the roles and responsibilities of paediatric nurses and child health care nurses (Raman, et.al.2011, pp. 568). However, criticism from the development of practice-based focus groups clearly indicates that the differences and similarities between these practitioners do not only lie the aspect of care, but in the delivery approaches and the context of practice. This paper seeks to esta...