The unit coordinator for MEDS20005 is Dr. Aamer Aziz who is based on the Mackay campus. The best way to contact Aamer is via email: firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also phone: 07 4940 7478, however some days he is in ultrasound labs on the Mackay campus. If not available, please leave a message or email for him to return your call.
Access to the internet is required to undertake this unit, as unit materials, tutorials and updates will be provided via Moodle, email and zoom. It is important to check your student cqu emails regularly as emails will be sent each week to keep you on track, and if supplementary material is required, this can be updated on Moodle and emails will be sent to you to let you know if any changes have been made.
We are using the prescribed text for this unit:
O'Toole, Gjyn (2012). Communication : core interpersonal skills for health professionals (2nd ed). Chatswood, N.S.W. Elsevier Australia
Tutorials are scheduled throughout the term. These will be undertaken via zoom. Please note these are scheduled for 7:00 pm QLD times on Wednesdays. If there is something you would like discussed at the tutorials, please email in advance so we can allow time for your topic to be discussed.
There is no residential school for this unit. Students must successfully pass each individual assessment item in order to pass the course.