School Of Science And Health

Communication in HealthWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 400732.2


Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 1

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Elizabeth Atteya

Equivalent Units
400131 - Communication for the Helping Professions, 700062 - Communication in Health (WSTC)

Teaching Periods
Nothing on offer.

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About this Unit
Communication is integral to professional relationships, whether working individually with a client, educating community members on health matters, or working with other professionals as part of a multidisciplinary team. This unit aims to develop communication skills in preparation for work within the health professions across these areas. Communication skills will include those needed to form therapeutic relationships with individual clients and groups, as well as those required to communicate health information to clients, groups and the wider community. Students will develop skills to establish appropriate working relationships with professional colleagues.

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