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Foundations for Professional Health Practice

Undergraduate | CUR-BSC100 | 2024

Make a start with the skills you need to be an effective student—and an effective healthcare professional! You’ll work on communication, teamwork, and empathy. Strive for ethical and professional standards. Practice critical thinking and problem solving.

Study method
100% online
100% online
Enrol by
18 Aug 2024
Entry requirements
Prior study needed
13 weeks
Start dates
26 Feb 2024,
26 Aug 2024

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Foundations for Professional Health Practice

About this subject

  • At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

    1. demonstrate academic integrity, effective information search strategies and referencing skills required for tertiary study
    2. apply professional oral, written and interpersonal communication skills within an interprofessional learning environment
    3. compare and contrast Australian and international health systems
    4. describe the key elements of ethical and professional standards and behaviours in health which impact on the safety and quality of client centred service/care

Entry requirements


Applicants must be over the age of 16.

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.

Find out more information on Commonwealth Loans to understand what this means to your eligibility for financial support.

What to study next?

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses

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