Communication in Health Care

As health professionals, our range of services is as varied as our clients. Health communication is shaped by many influences. Communication is an active involvement of seeking, processing and sharing information of our understanding and shared meanings. This online Short Course provides an overview of the communication skills involved in health care required to provide effective and meaningful care to clients.

Delivery Mode
Online - Self Paced
Course Duration
9 hours
Course Type
Yes, on completion
Course Code
Content Provider

What will I learn?

  1. Identify the role of the nurse in information handling
  2. Identify the characteristics of quality information
  3. Describe the information systems required for health
  4. Outline information security and confidentiality


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