COMMUNICATING IN HEALTH SCIENCES
Credit points: 15
This subject will extend students' knowledge of the interpersonal and communication concepts and skills required in academic and health science contexts. Students will develop their speaking and listening skills in a range of situations and with a range of audiences. Oral presentation and academic writing skills will be further developed in workshops around awareness of self and others, conflict, social and cultural differences. Students will explore professional communication skills required in interactions with clients in a range of health services settings, and further develop their skills in online environments and use of e-learning tools.
SchoolLa Trobe Rural Health School
Subject Co-ordinatorEmma Patten
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo
Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG
Available as ElectiveNo
Students must be admitted in the following course: HDHSB
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
Health, Illness and Well-being: Perspectives and Social Determinants.
AuthorLiamputtong, P., Fanany, R., Verrinder, G.
PublisherSOUTH MELBOURNE VIC: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A
Entire subject or partial subjectN/A
Total hours/days requiredN/A
Location of WBL activity (region)N/A
WBL addtional requirementsN/A
Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes
Intended Learning Outcomes
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Bendigo, 2021, Semester 2, Blended
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorEmma Patten
Problem Based LearningWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 h problem based learning per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.
10 one hour sessions of On-line activities undertaken over a 10 week period.
WorkShopWeek: 30 - 42
One 3.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via blended.
Workshop will be a combination of face-to-face and online activities
1 x Individual Online Oral Presentation (750 words)
|Oral presentation||Individual||No||20||SILO1, SILO3, SILO4|
1 x Individual Oral & Written (online and equivalent to 1500 words)
|Other||Individual||No||40||SILO2, SILO3, SILO5|
1 x Individual Written Essay (2000 words)
|Other||Individual||No||40||SILO3, SILO4, SILO5|