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.
|Unit name||Introduction to Effective Communication in Health Studies|
|Faculty/School||College of Health and Medicine
Wicking Dementia Research & Education Centre
|Discipline||Wicking Dementia Research & Education Centre|
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Hobart||Spring school (extended)||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
|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.
|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.
Participation in Online discussions (30%, 100-150 words each), Oral Presentation (35%), Written Report (35%, 1000 words).
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Cottrell, Stella (2013) The Study Skills Handbook, 4thedition Palgrave Macmillan
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