|Short Description:||Literacies & Comm Health Care|
|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.