This unit is being phased out and may not be offered next year, please consider your study plan accordingly. You will be able to enrol in the unit where there is an availability noted below.
This unit will introduce students to the foundational communication skills required to participate as an effective therapeutic agent and collaborative member of the inter -professional person centred healthcare team. Students will develop the knowledge, skills and behaviours required to be a capable, safe and ethical registered nurse. Emotional intelligence, mindfulness, and reflective practice are all emphasised, informing quality and safety in practice and supporting self-care, professional identity formation and emergence of the professional self. Interviewing, interpersonal skill development, and multiple communication platforms will be introduced.
|Unit name||Foundations for Professional Practice 1|
|Faculty/School||Faculty of Health
School of Health Science
|Discipline||School for Health Sciences|
Juliet Sondermeyer, Nicholas Arnott
|Available as student elective?||No|
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|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
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1x 50mins lecture weekly, 1x 50mins ltutorial weekly
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|Links||Booktopia textbook finder|
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