Health Care Communication

This course focuses on effective communication which is central to all health and social care sectors. Professionals require good communication and interpersonal skills to perform their roles effectively, work cooperatively with colleagues and build supportive relationships with people. It is, therefore, important for all those embarking on a career to gain knowledge, understanding and the skills associated with communication. Learners will consider the factors that influence communication and interactions, analyzing theories which may help to explain why there may be difficulties, possible breakdowns in communication and ways to overcome these.