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Area/Catalogue
WELF 3019

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
012935

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Health Sciences

Course aim

To develop students' knowledge and skills for engaging in effective professional communication in Podiatry practice.

Course content

The legal and clinical responsibilities and ethical considerations associated with communication in health

The elements underpinning effective communication in a clinical and broader health context, such as: elements of effective communication, clinical interview skills, education, choice of language, communicating across the ages, letter and report-writing, record keeping

Communicating with Aboriginal and other cultural groups

Managing difficult interactions, including difficult patients, communication disorders including mental health and brain injury, and dealing with difficult topics

Professional Persona
Interdisciplinary Collaboration

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
REHB 1029 Podiatry Clinical Studies 101

Corequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
REHB 2034 Podiatry Clinical Studies 200

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Lecture 1 hour x 10 weeks
Workshop 2 hours x 6 weeks
Tutorial 2 hours x 4 weeks
Online Activities 10 hours x -

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Assignment 2000 words 30% -
Online activities - 30% -
Presentation 15 minutes 40% -

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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