PDC20076 - Communication in Healthcare

Course Details

Course Summary

As health professionals, our range of services are as varied as our clients. Health communication is shaped by many influences. Communication is an active involvement of seeking, processing and sharing information of our understanding and shared meanings. This online Short Course provides an overview of the communication skills involved in health care required to provide effective and meaningful care to clients.

The fee for this short course will be $220.00.

Course Details

Course Type Short Course (Professional Development)
Student Availability
  • International
  • Domestic
Fees For detailed information on Course Fees, visit Short Course Fees
Application Mode
  • Other
How to Apply For direct access to the course, visit https://cpd.cqu.edu.au/
Study Area
  • Health
Skill Area
  • Health

Admission Codes

International Students
CRICOS Codes
Not Applicable

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements, however, students enrolling in this course should work in the healthcare profession.

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

This course provides Professional Development for health professionals.

Undertaking this course enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession. Upon successful completion of the course, students will be awarded 9 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours and a CQUniversity Certificate of Completion.

Course Structures
Standard Course Structure

9 hours
  • Online
No units are associated with this course


Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Identify the role of the nurse in information handling
  2. Identify the characteristics of quality information
  3. Describe the information systems required in health
  4. Outline information security and confidentiality.

The course comprises of the following 7 short courses:

  1. Clinical Handover - Principles of Clinical Communication
  2. Communication at the End of Life
  3. Effective Communication in Health Care
  4. Dealing with Aggression - An Introduction
  5. Professional Boundaries - A Health Professional's guide
  6. Reporting Elder Abuse in the Community Setting
  7. Writing Progress Notes - An Introduction

These courses can be completed as individual courses or completed within this bundled course.

Assessment

Online Quizzes

Where and when can I start?
The availabilities listed here are for 2019 and beyond.
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2018 Intakes
The availabilities listed here are for 2018.

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