Courses & Units

Introduction to Effective Communication in Health Studies CAD002

Hobart

Note:

Fully online

Introduction

This foundation unit develops communication skills that are necessary to participate effectively in the university and health care environments. Students learn models of communication and the elements of effective communication in a variety of contexts. Written and oral communication skills, as well as skills that enable effective teamwork are also developed.

Summary

Unit name Introduction to Effective Communication in Health Studies
Unit code CAD002
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Health and Medicine
Wicking Dementia Research & Education Centre
Discipline Wicking Dementia Research & Education Centre
Coordinator

Daphne Toombs

Teaching staff

Level Foundation
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 Off-Campus International Domestic
Hobart Semester 2 Off-Campus International Domestic
Hobart Spring school (extended) Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 26/2/2018 23/3/2018 16/4/2018 3/6/2018
Semester 2 16/7/2018 10/8/2018 3/9/2018 21/10/2018
Spring school (extended) 29/10/2018 21/11/2018 24/12/2018 17/2/2019

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2018: $805.00 2018: $2,284.00 100799

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Requisites

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Internet-dependent activities

Assessment

Participation in Online discussions (30%, 100-150 words each), Oral Presentation (35%), Written Report (35%, 1000 words).

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Textbooks

Required

Cottrell, Stella (2013) The Study Skills Handbook, 4thedition Palgrave Macmillan

Recommended

Co-op Bookshop links

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