Course Title: Use specific health terminology to communicate effectively

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4205 Certificate IV in Neurophysiology Technology

Course Title: Use specific health terminology to communicate effectively

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

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Course Contact: Veemita Kaul

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4662

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Course Description

This course covers the skills required to understand and respond to instructions, carry out routine tasks and communicate with a range of internal and external clients in a health care practice, using appropriate practice-specific (Neurophysiology terminology) health terminology.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

There are no pre-requisites or co-requisites for this course

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

HLTCOM408B Use specific health terminology to communicate effectively


Carry out routine tasks

Respond appropriately to instructions containing health terminology

Use appropriate health terminology in oral and written communication

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

The assessment will involve online activities, assignments, end of the semester examination and practical demonstration through workplace performance statements to address appropriate application of knowledge.