PDC52799 - Health Literacy

Course Details

Course Summary

Health literacy is the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make decisions about their health. This online Short Course introduces the concept of health literacy and the skills and abilities required to promote and maintain good health.

The fee for this short course will be $45.00.

Course Details

Course Type Short Course (Professional Development)
Student Availability
  • 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 2 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours and a CQUniversity Certificate of Completion.

Course Structures
Standard Course Structure

2 hours
  • Online
No units are associated with this course


Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Recognise health literacy in a range of different contexts
  2. Identify health literacy to the social determinants of health
  3. Identify the population groups most at risk of low health literacy
  4. Identify those responsible for health promotion, improving health education, and empowering individuals to be more aware of healthy choices and reduce risk.

Assessment

Online Quiz

Where and when can I start?
The availabilities listed here are for 2019 and beyond.
Please view the more details information for any additional information related to the intakes

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2018 Intakes
The availabilities listed here are for 2018.

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