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PDC20075 - Communication at the End of Life

Overview

At a glance

This online Short Course covers the daunting issue of talking to a client about dying and their death. The course provides useful communication skills and information to start and engage in an end of life conversation. It is these conversations that many health care professionals find uncomfortable and often difficult to broach. As health professionals, we are often on the front line and these communication skills are vital for client centered care.

The fee for this short course will be $25.00.

Study Mode Online
Intake Dates Year Round

Hours of study

1 hour

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 1 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hour and a CQUniversity Certificate of Completion.

Details

Course Summary

This online Short Course covers the daunting issue of talking to a client about dying and their death. The course provides useful communication skills and information to start and engage in an end of life conversation. It is these conversations that many health care professionals find uncomfortable and often difficult to broach. As health professionals, we are often on the front line and these communication skills are vital for client centered care.

Course Learning Outcomes:

  1. Describe steps on how to commence an end of life conversation
  2. Identify the preparation requirements for an end of life discussion
  3. Ascertain effective communication skills for an end of life discussion.

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.