National Framework for Universal Child and Family Health Services

Appendix 5 Competencies for child and family health nurses

Page last updated: 20 May 2013

Details of State/Territory and their Competencies for child and family health nurses

State / territoryCompetencies
New South WalesCAFHNA Competency Standards for Child and Family Health Nurses (2009)
VictoriaAustralian Nursing Federation (Vic. Branch), Standards for Professional Practice
for Maternal and Child Health Nurses, (1999)
South AustraliaClinical Competencies for Child Health Nurses engaged by Children Youth and
Women’s Health Service, (2006)
Western AustraliaWestern Australian Community Health Nurses’ Competency Standards, Second
Edition, (2001)
QueenslandCAFHNA Competency Standards for Child and Family Health Nurses (2009)
Northern TerritoryCAFHNA Competency Standards for Child and Family Health Nurses (2009)
TasmaniaCAFHNA Competency Standards for Child and Family Health Nurses (2009)
Australian Capital
Territory
Australian Nursing Federation (Vic. Branch), Standards for Professional Practice
for Maternal and Child Health Nurses, (1999)