Learning Tools

The tools below have been developed to assist MCH Nurses in maintaining high service standards for Victorian families.

BMI Education Resource − to assist MCH Nurses in tackling the risk of overweight in young children.

Brigance Basics − A guide for Maternal and Child Health Nurses − an educational tool developed by the Department to support implementation of Brigance Screening in MCH practice. This DVD is supported by a facilitation guide. Contact your MCH Coordinator for a username and password.

Child Growth eLearning − The Measuring and Monitoring Growth in the Early Years eLearning resource has been developed by the Royal Children’s Hospital Nutrition and Food Services in partnership with the Department. This eLearning tool is designed for maternal and child health nurses assessing children's growth.

Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip Learning Resource − to assist MCH Nurses who are involved in the screening of DDH

Reflective Practice − to support MCH nurses to become reflective practitioners and thus ultimately support these professionals in their work with families with complex needs and children at risk of harm

Key Ages and Stages (KAS) Quiz − developed by the Department to assist MCH staff in interpreting the KAS data reports.