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Postgraduate | ACU-HLSC673 | 2023

Optimising Interprofessional Practice for Healthcare Professionals

Study method
100% online
100% online
Entry requirements
Part of a degree
13 weeks

Start dates

  • 31 July 2023

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Optimising Interprofessional Practice for Healthcare Professionals

About this subject

  • On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:

    1. Demonstrate advanced knowledge of health team processes, and effective communication skills to build and lead effective healthcare teams (GA1, GA5)
    2. Critically analyse and discuss the advanced competencies and processes required for healthcare professionals to optimise the quality of interprofessional collaborative practice and education (GA3, GA4, GA5, GA6) 
    3. Critically appraise, and discuss personal and professional knowledge, skills, attitudes and practice in relation to the competencies associated with optimal collaborative practice and reflect on the impact of these on the student’s own interprofessional practice and team within which the student works, in order to determine and address areas of improvement (GA1, GA4, GA5, GA6, GA7)  
    4. Apply enhanced interprofessional competencies to practice and appraise personal and professional contribution in order to provide leadership to foster continuous improvement of collaborative discipline specific, intra-disciplinary, multi-disciplinary and interprofessional practice in contemporary healthcare (GA1, GA3, GA4, GA5, GA6, GA7)

Entry requirements

To enrol in this subject, you must be admitted into a degree.

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL

This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

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