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Unit of Study HLT10583 - Communication Skills for Health Sciences (2017)

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Unit Snapshot

  • Pre-requisites

      [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

Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

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: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
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:

  1. demonstrate professional documentation skills
    • GA6:
  2. demonstrate professional interviewing skills
    • GA6:
  3. demonstrate ethical and professional communication skills that account for age, ability, culture and context in which the encounter occurs
    • GA3:
    • GA7:
  4. demonstrate some reflective practices of personal and professional communication skills
    • GA6:

Prescribed learning resources

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  • No prescribed texts.

Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.