This module is aimed at healthcare practitioners from a range of settings who wish to further develop their communication skills to enhance the effectiveness of their interactions with clients with life-threatening conditions. You will be able to explore ways of responding in what can be difficult and emotionally-charged situations.
Short Course / CPD
Three day study block, plus one follow-up day. Supported by E-Learn. (20 credits at level 6)
School of Sport and Health Sciences
No Partner College
February 2017: February 07, 08 and 09; March 30. 10am-4pm.
Students must be working in a clinical area relevant to the module content.
The content will include communication theory, approaches to managing difficult communication situations and effective assessment of needs.
You can study the module on its own for continuing professional development purposes or towards the award of BSc (Hons) Professional Practice.
The module is assessed by:
On successful completion of this module you will be able to:
The aims of the module are to enable the you to examine the process of communication in the context of life-threatening illness; to enable you to focus on how they interact with patients and others; and to develop the quality of such interactions so that you are able to more effectively address the needs of client groups.
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You can study this module on a stand-alone basis for continuing professional development, or as an option module on BSc (Hons) Professional Practice.
For details of the standard fee for UK/EU students studying this course please contact the Faculty of Health and Wellbeing.
For 2018/19 fees please refer to our fees page.
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