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 centred care.

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.

Assessment:  Online Quiz

Fee:  $25

Duration:  1 Hour

CPD Hour: 1

Intakes:  Enrolments are taken throughout the year on a continuous basis.

Study Mode:  Online

Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations:

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

Course Enquiries:  CPD-Enquiries@cqu.edu.au