Clinical Handover - Principles of Clinical Communication - PDC20074




2 hours

This online Short Course explains the intention and importance of the clinical handover between health clinicians to reduce the risk of patient harm. The course also explains the key principles of an accurate, effective clinical handover across all health disciplines.

The fee for this short course will be $45.00. 

Standard Course Structure

Study Mode: Online
Duration: 2 hours
  1. Identify key concepts of effective clinical communication
  2. Recognise the importance of clinical handovers
  3. Identify the key principles of an effective clinical handover.


Online Quiz

There are no specific entry requirements, however, students enrolling in this course should work in the healthcare profession.
This course provides Professional Development for health professionals.

Undertaking this course enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession. Upon successful completion of the course, students will be awarded 2 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours and a CQUniversity Certificate of Completion.

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