Courses & Units

Communication and Mental Health CNA110

Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast, Rozelle - Sydney, Darlinghurst - Sydney


This unit examines and develops communication skills that are relevant to the clinical context of health care. It introduces students to the importance of mental health and wellbeing with the aim of developing effective communication skills.


Unit name Communication and Mental Health
Unit code CNA110
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of Health
School of Health Science
Discipline School for Health Sciences
Teaching staff

School of Health Sciences Staff

Level Introductory
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Cradle Coast Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Rozelle - Sydney Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Darlinghurst - Sydney Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic


International students
Domestic students

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 27/2/2017 23/3/2017 17/4/2017 2/6/2017

* 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 2017 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2017 will be available from the 1st October 2016.

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Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2017: $793.00 2017: $2,360.00 060305

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.


Teaching Pattern

One 50 minute lecture, One 50 minute tutorial per week and workshops. Tutorials begin the first week of semester.


Online multiple choice quiz/es 10%, case study analysis (2000 words) 40%, 2 hr Exam 50%

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