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QEC Maternal and Child Health Nurse Student Placement.

QEC supports placements for Maternal and Child Health Nurse (MCHN) students who are studying with:

  • La Trobe University
  • RMIT
  • Federation University

MCHN students are welcome to undertake placements in both our Residential and DayStay Programs.

MCHN Student Orientation PowerPoint

Before starting your placement, all MCHN students read our orientation PowerPoint.

Once done, please email [email protected] with the subject line ‚ÄúCompletion of Orientation Presentation‚ÄĚ.
Please include your name, university, and date of placement in the email.

Orientation PowerPoint
Baby crawling after ball in QEC PlayRoom.

QEC Maternal and Child Health Nurses (MCHN) Development Program

Nurses looking to grow their knowledge, skills and confidence working with families can apply for our Maternal and Child Health Nurse Development Program. Since January 2018, QEC has offered Maternal and Child Health nurses an opportunity to be part of the QEC team for 24 weeks, working across four of our programs at Noble Park.

The four programs include Residential, DayStay, Parenting Assessment and Skills Development Service (PASDS) and Assessment and Intake.

The MCHN Development Program includes:

  • Orientation
  • Mentoring- formal and informal
  • Education
  • Reflective Practice
  • QEC Professional Records- with all 4 programs
  • Skills and Knowledge reviews
  • Hands-on experience
  • Rostered paid shifts
  • Evaluation from participants

You can find extra information on the program here.