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Clinical Handover - Principles of Clinical Communication - PDC20074

Handover practices can be highly variable across the health setting. Patient safety is at risk when the transfer of information is poor or absent. This online micro-credential explains the intention and importance of the clinical handover between health clinicians to reduce the risk of patient harm. It explains the key principles of an accurate, effective clinical handover across all health disciplines. As a micro-credential, this course gives you a certificate of completion and a digital badge to display in your profile or share on social media.

DOMESTICINTERNATIONAL
STUDY MODES

Online

Fee

$45

DURATION

2 hours online self-paced learning. Students can access the micro-credential for one year from enrolment.

This online micro-credential 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.

This is a non-creditable micro-credential which is awarded a digital badge and Certificate of Completion which can be shared to your social networks and displayed in your professional portfolio.

Our micro-credentials are aligned to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

What is a Digital Badge?

Micro-credential

Duration: 2 hours online self-paced learning.
Students can access the micro-credential for one year from enrolment.
  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.

Assessment

Online Quiz

Award

Digital Badge via Credly

Students can also download a Certificate of Completion, share to social media or add to a professional portfolio. 

There are no specific entry requirements, however, students enrolling in this course should work in the healthcare profession.

Our micro-credentials are available for anyone to access. You do not have to be a CQUniversity student. 

Undertaking this micro-credential 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 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours, a non-creditable micro-credential (Digital Badge) and a Certificate of Completion.

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