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HS5409 - Learning and Teaching about the Consultation

Credit points: 3
Year: 2012
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: School of Medicine & Dentistry

Available to students enrolled in the Postgraduate Certificate of Clinical Education, Graduate Diploma of Health Professional Education and Master of Health Professional Education or by permission of the Subject Coordinator or Head of School.

This subject provides an opportunity for registered health professionals to develop and formalise their teaching skills specifically related to consultation and communication skills between health professional and patient. The subject focuses on the use of experiential learning methods. It is available off-campus on a part-time basis in the mode of flexible delivery with some group work.

Learning Outcomes

  • understand and outline of models of the consultation between health professional and patient;
  • outline and facilitate experiential learning sessions for consultation/communication skills;
  • discuss methods and be proficient in giving feedback;
  • discuss methods of assessing consultation and communication skills;
  • facilitate the development of learners' own consultation skills.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to adapt knowledge to new situations;
  • The ability to think critically, to analyse and evaluate claims, evidence and arguments, and to reason and deploy evidence clearly and logically;
  • The ability to reflect on and evaluate learning, and to learn independently in a self directed manner;
  • The ability to reflect on and evaluate learning, and to learn independently in a self directed manner;
  • The ability to manage future career and personal development;
  • The ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.
Prerequisites: Must have the approval of Head of School

Availabilities

Townsville, Study Period 1, Limited
Census Date 22-Mar-2012
Face to face teaching (Flexible delivery of lectures and tutorials)
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Workload expectations:
  • 12 hours workshops/Seminars - Experiential learning workshops
Assessment: assignments (50%); teaching activity (50%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Satisfactory completion of all assessment items
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

Townsville, Study Period 2, Limited
Census Date 23-Aug-2012
Face to face teaching (Flexible delivery of lectures and tutorials)
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Workload expectations:
  • 12 hours workshops/Seminars - Experiential learning workshops
Assessment: assignments (50%); teaching activity (50%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Satisfactory completion of all assessment items
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

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.