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Foundations for Professional Health Practice


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    Curtin PerthCurtin University DubaiCurtin KalgoorlieCurtin University Malaysia,  +1
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Introduction to ethical decision making in the context of professional health practice. Application of academic standards and development of skills required for studying at university. Introduction to professional requirements which impact on the safety and quality of client centred service/care when working in a health setting. Examination of differences in Australian and international health systems. Students will learn the value of diversity in inter-professional practice through working in teams. Students will reflect on their learning and begin to develop lifelong learning skills.

What you'll learn

  • demonstrate academic integrity, effective information search strategies and referencing skills required for tertiary study
  • apply professional oral, written and interpersonal communication skills within an interprofessional learning environment
  • compare and contrast Australian and international health systems
  • 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
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