UG Coursework Unit
Level of learning
[HLT10582] Introduction to Occupational Therapy and Human Occupations OR [SPT10001] Introduction to the Speech Pathology Profession OR [PDT10001] Introduction to Podiatry and Pedorthics OR HLT10481 - Osteopathic Studies I
Introduces communication theories. Inter- and intrapersonal verbal and written communication skills are developed and applied to clinical and academic contexts, and interdisciplinary collaboration.
1. Introduction to communication theory
2. Verbal and non-verbal skills
3. Documentation skills for health professionals
4. Interviewing skills for health professionals
5. Ethics, confidentiality, informed consent and professional boundaries
6. Communication across the lifespan, abilities and cultures
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||demonstrate professional documentation skills|
|2||demonstrate professional interviewing skills|
|3||demonstrate ethical and professional communication skills that account for age, ability, culture and context in which the encounter occurs|
|4||demonstrate some reflective practices of personal and professional communication skills|
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
demonstrate professional documentation skills
demonstrate professional interviewing skills
demonstrate ethical and professional communication skills that account for age, ability, culture and context in which the encounter occurs
demonstrate some reflective practices of personal and professional communication skills
- O'Toole, G., 2016, Communication, 3rd, Elsevier., Chatswood, NSW, Australia.