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HS1111 - Communication for Nursing and Midwifery

Credit points: 3
Year: 2020
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Healthcare Sciences

This subject introduces you to the process of effective communication while also identifying your strengths and weaknesses in differing communication mediums. You will be challenged to adopt new communication techniques and utilise health informatics systems to enhance your interpersonal and professional communication skills.

Learning Outcomes

  • discuss barriers to and facilitators of effective therapeutic and professional communication;
  • demonstrate effective interpersonal communication with individuals and groups;
  • identify the goals of effective communication for health professionals and demonstrate the effective use of a variety of communication mediums and information systems;
  • apply elements of effective written, verbal and non-verbal communication to therapeutic and professional interactions.

Subject Assessment

  • debate (20%)
  • assignments (45%)
  • role play (35%).

Special Assessment Requirements

Students must complete and submit all items of assessment


Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 20 hours lectures
  • 20 hours tutorials
  • assessment and self-directed study

External, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU

Cairns, Internal (Pathway), Study Period 48
Census Date 26-Nov-2020
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 20 hours lectures
  • 20 hours tutorials
  • assessment and self-directed study

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 20 hours lectures
  • 20 hours tutorials
  • assessment and self-directed study

Mackay, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 20 hours lectures
  • 20 hours tutorials
  • assessment and self-directed study

Mount Isa, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 20 hours lectures
  • 20 hours tutorials
  • assessment and self-directed study

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.