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This subject is not offered in 2009.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 8-hour workshop and 2-day orientation session at commencement of course |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||Students are required to have access to a computer with e-mail application and a web browser. Technical support is not available from the University of Melbourne in setting up such a system.|
Communicating effectively with patients is an integral part of clinical practice. It is well understood that there are specific aspects to communication that must be addressed to achieve a successful consultation. This subject will utilise a patient centred approach to the primary care consultation and will further develop active listening skills as well as addressing specific issues that may arise in the consultation and work setting, for example, breaking bad news, responding to disclosure of sensitive matters, negotiating with team members.
At the completion of this subject students should be able to:
Students must achieve a cumulative mark of at least 50% and a pass in the hurdle requirements in order to pass the subject.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
At the completion of this subject, students should be able to demonstrate:
Postgraduate Certificate in Primary Care Nursing |
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