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PDC20074 - Clinical Handover - Principles of Clinical Communication

Overview

At a glance

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.

Study Mode Online
Intake Dates Year Round

Hours of study

2 hours

Career Opportunities

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.

Professional Recognition

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be awarded 2 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours and a CQUniversity Certificate of Completion.

Details

Course Summary

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.

Course Learning Outcomes:

  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.

Entry Requirements

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

Program Structure

Self-paced online study with a Multiple Choice Quiz (MCQ).

How to Apply

Enrolment

For direct access to the course, visit cpd.cqu.edu.au