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HS1111 - Communication for Nursing and Midwifery

Credit points: 3
Year: 2019
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.

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coord/Lect: Ms Julie Shepherd.
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
Assessment: debate (20%); assignments (45%); role play (35%).

External, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coord/Lect: Ms Julie Shepherd.
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: debate (20%); assignments (45%); role play (35%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 48
Census Date 21-Nov-2019
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
Assessment: debate (20%); assignments (45%); role play (35%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coord/Lect: Ms Julie Shepherd.
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
Assessment: debate (20%); assignments (45%); role play (35%).

Mackay, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coord/Lect: Ms Julie Shepherd.
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
Assessment: debate (20%); assignments (45%); role play (35%).

Mount Isa, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coord/Lect: Ms Julie Shepherd.
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
Assessment: debate (20%); assignments (45%); role play (35%).

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.