1 x 1-hour lecture weekly 1 x 1.5-hour workshop weekly
1 Admission into BHS-Bachelor of Health Sciences 1a Admission into BBSC-Bachelor of Behavioural Science (Psychology) 1b Admission into BPSY-Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) 1c Admission into BND-Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics 1d Admission into BHSMOT-Bachelor of Health Sciences, Master of Occupational Therapy 1e Admission into BMS-Bachelor of Medical Science 1f Admission into BHSMPT-Bachelor of Health Sciences, Master of Physiotherapy 1g Admission into BMSVMOPT-Bachelor of Medical Science (Vision Science), Master of Optometry 1h Admission into BCLSMD-Bachelor of Clinical Sciences/Doctor of Medicine 1i Admission into BEXS-Bachelor of Exercise Science 1j Admission into BEXSMCEXP-Bachelor of Exercise Science, Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology 1k Admission into BHN-Bachelor of Human Nutrition 1l Admission into BLITTHL-Bachelor of Letters (Health) 1m Admission into BLITTHLG-Bachelor of Letters (Health) (Graduate Entry) 1n Admission into BHSAG-Bachelor of Health Sciences (Ageing) 1o Admission into BHSDH-Bachelor of Health Sciences (Digital Health) 1p Admission into BHSHM-Bachelor of Health Sciences (Health Management) 1q Admission into BHSHP-Bachelor of Health Sciences (Health Promotion) 1r Admission into BHSIN-Bachelor of Health Sciences (Innovation) 1s Admission into BHSPN-Bachelor of Health Sciences (Physiology and Neuroscience) 1t Admission into BHSPS-Bachelor of Health Sciences (Psychology) 1u Admission into BHSTS-Bachelor of Health Sciences (Therapy Studies) 1v Admission into BPH-Bachelor of Public Health 1w Admission into BHSVSMO-Bachelor of Health Sciences (Vision Science), Master of Optometry 1x Admission into BNE-Bachelor of Nutrition and Exercise 1y Admission into BCLSBMBS-Bachelor of Clinical Sciences/Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery 2 Admission into DIPHS-Diploma in Health Sciences 2a Admission into DIPHSFP-Diploma in Health Sciences - City Campus 2b Admission into BHSFP-Bachelor of Health Sciences - City Campus 2c Admission into BHSDHFP-Bachelor of Health Sciences (Digital Health) - City Campus 2d Admission into BHSHMFP-Bachelor of Health Sciences (Health Management) - City Campus 2e Admission into BHSPSFP-Bachelor of Health Sciences (Psychology) - City Campus 2f Admission into BHSTSFP-Bachelor of Health Sciences (Therapy Studies) - City Campus 2g Admission into ADHSFP-Associate Degree in Health Sciences - City Campus Must Satisfy: (((1 or 1a or 1b or 1c or 1d or 1e or 1f or 1g or 1h or 1i or 1j or 1k or 1l or 1m or 1n or 1o or 1p or 1q or 1r or 1s or 1t or 1u or 1v or 1w or 1x or 1y)) or ((2 or 2a or 2b or 2c or 2d or 2e or 2f or 2g)))
Enrolment not permitted
1 of DSRS1210, HLTH1207, NURS1021 has been successfully completed
This topic introduces students to communication skills in the context of health, disability and human services. Students will learn and apply principles of effective interpersonal and interprofessional communication. They will develop skills for person centred communication and advocacy across the lifespan and for a range of diverse groups. The focus will be placed on group work, reflection, ethical communication and cultural safety.
This topic will:
Introduce students to the principles of communication in health, disability and human services
Develop foundation skills in interpersonal and interprofessional communication
Highlight the importance of empathy, respect, cultural safety and ethical considerations in interpersonal and interprofessional communication
Provide opportunities for students to learn and develop reflective practice.
Expected learning outcomes
On completion of this topic, students will be expected to be able to:
Apply interpersonal and interprofessional communication skills for health, disability and human services using different communication techniques
Practice evaluation of their own learning and performance using reflective process
Display a person-centred approach and empathy
Demonstrate oral presentation skills
Demonstrate working collaboratively
Demonstrate appropriate communication strategies for team problem solving and conflict management
Describe cultural safety and ethical communication principles.
Key dates and timetable
Timetable details for 2019 are no longer published.
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