COMMUNICATING IN HEALTH SCIENCES

HLT1CHS

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

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. Oral presentation and academic writing skills will be further developed in workshops around awareness of self and others, and the role of cultural difference in communication. Students will explore professional communication skills required in interactions with clients applicable to a range of health service settings, and further develop their skills in online environments.

SchoolLa Trobe Rural Health School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorEmma Patten

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesHLT1LHS
Students must be admitted in one of the following courses: HDHSB, HDHSAW, HDHSM or HDHSS

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Learning resources

Communication: Core interpersonal skills

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorGjyn OToole

Year2020

Edition/Volume4TH EDN

PublisherElsevier

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

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

Graduate Capabilities

COMMUNICATION - Communicating and Influencing
COMMUNICATION - Cultural Intelligence and Global Perspective
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Demonstrate awareness of how to use micro-interpersonal skills in person-centred communication.
02. Demonstrate oral presentation skills using appropriate technologies.
03. Demonstrate critical awareness of self and others in interpersonal communication.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2021, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorEmma Patten

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 hour unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.
12 weekly one hour sessions of on-line activities undertaken over a 12 week period.

WorkShopWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

1 x Individual Online Oral Presentation (750 words)

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo30 SILO2, SILO3

1 x Individual Simulated Client Interaction (equivalent to 1500 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1

1 x critical reflection (2000 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO3

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorEmma Patten

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 hour unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.
12 weekly one hour sessions of on-line activities undertaken over a 12 week period.

WorkShopWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

1 x Individual Online Oral Presentation (750 words)

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo30 SILO2, SILO3

1 x Individual Simulated Client Interaction (equivalent to 1500 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1

1 x critical reflection (2000 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO3

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorEmma Patten

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 hour unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.
12 weekly one hour sessions of on-line activities undertaken over a 12 week period.

WorkShopWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

1 x Individual Online Oral Presentation (750 words)

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo30 SILO2, SILO3

1 x Individual Simulated Client Interaction (equivalent to 1500 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1

1 x critical reflection (2000 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO3

Mildura, 2021, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorEmma Patten

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 hour unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.
12 weekly one hour sessions of on-line activities undertaken over a 12 week period.

WorkShopWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

1 x Individual Online Oral Presentation (750 words)

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo30 SILO2, SILO3

1 x Individual Simulated Client Interaction (equivalent to 1500 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1

1 x critical reflection (2000 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO3

Shepparton, 2021, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorEmma Patten

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 hour unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.
12 weekly one hour sessions of on-line activities undertaken over a 12 week period.

WorkShopWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

1 x Individual Online Oral Presentation (750 words)

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo30 SILO2, SILO3

1 x Individual Simulated Client Interaction (equivalent to 1500 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1

1 x critical reflection (2000 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO3