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NUR1102 Literacies and Communication for Health Care

Short Description: Literacies & Comm Health Care
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Nursing and Midwifery
Student contribution band : National Priority - Nursing
ASCED code : 060301 - General Nursing
Grading basis : Graded


Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in the following Program: BNSG


This course will introduce communication concepts and frameworks relevant to health care and prepare students for engaging in therapeutic communication in a variety of clinical and professional situations. Students will develop and demonstrate an early capacity to communicate effectively with individuals, families and colleagues within health and academic contexts. The learning activities in the course will equip students with self-awareness and self-care strategies to build their resilience in practice. Students will develop foundational aspects of therapeutic communication practices for nurses working in inter and intra professional teams, and continue to develop health and digital literacy and academic writing skills. Students will commence building a professional e-portfolio. Verbal and written communication requisites for professional and academic student success will be introduced to build quality communication attributes.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2019 On-campus Ipswich
Semester 1, 2019 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 1, 2019 Online
Semester 2, 2019 On-campus Ipswich
Semester 2, 2019 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 2, 2019 Online