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Communicating in the Health Sciences introduces students to the nature and importance of communication in the health sciences, with comprehensive coverage of all the written, electronic, visual and interpersonal communication skills essential for professions in the health sciences. This new edition has been completely restructured with a more logical flow, building skills and giving students the best access to information.New to this edition: New Structure: This edition has been completely restructured so that it flows more logically. Part 1 and Part 2 cover the communication skills required in an academic/tertiary setting. Part 3 and Part 4 cover the communication skills required when communicating with colleagues, patients/clients and carers in a professional environment. Part 5 covers more advanced professional communication skills - thesis writing, writing papers for journals and preparing posters. New chapter on 'Digital Communication in a Networked World'. New pedagogical features: key terms and margin note definitions.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780195579048
ISBN-10: 0195579046
Format: Paperback
(245mm x 191mm x 19mm)
Pages: 318
Imprint: OUP Australia and New Zealand
Publisher: Oxford University Press Australia
Publish Date: 28-Sep-2012
Country of Publication: Australia

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Author Biography - Joy Higgs

Professor Joy Higgs AM, PhD, MHPEd, BSc, Director, The Education for Practice Institute, Charles Sturt University. Dr Rola Ajjawi BAppSc(Physiotherapy) Hons, PhD, Senior Lecturer in Medical Education, Centre for Medical Education, University of Dundee, Scotland UK; Adjunct Senior Lecturer, The Education for Practice Institute, Charles Sturt University. Professor Lindy McAllister PhD, MA(SpPath), BSpThy, Professor and Associate Dean of Work Integrated Learning, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Sydney, Australia; Adjunct Professor, Charles Sturt University. Dr Franziska Trede PhD, MHPEd, DipPhys, Deputy Director and Senior Lecturer, The Education for Practice Institute, Charles Sturt University. Dr Stephen Loftus BDS Sheff, MSC Wales, PhD. Senior Lecturer, The Education for Practice Institute, Charles Sturt University.

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