Course Summary:

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 Short Course explains the intention and importance of the clinical handover between health clinicians to reduce the risk of patient harm. The course explains the key principles of an accurate, effective clinical handover across all health disciplines.

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.
Assessment:  Online Quiz

Fee:  $45

Duration:  2 hours

CPD Hours:  2


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