Introduction to Communication in healthcare

Introduction to Communication in healthcare
$70.00 NZD

Can you imagine what life would be like if you were deaf, had difficulty seeing, had very shaky writing and could not speak clearly? How do you communicate, especially if you cannot use technology? This situation is not uncommon but how do we respond to this? 

This module explores barriers to communication and ways to overcome these. It looks at how to improve communication and at what supports are available. Communication is vital to wellbeing and must be done well.

The following topics will be covered: 

  • Why is communication important? 
  • Barriers to communication 
  • Communicating well 
  • Communication supports 
  • Communicating with others 


This module is delivered online and is learner driven. There is no maximum time required to complete the set learning hours.  

Estimated number of hours: 3 - 5 hours theory and counts for 3 hours of professional development hours. No assessment is provided.

The module is provided by Kalandra Education Group.

Should you wish to receive an electronic certificate at the completion of your study please contact for this to be organised for you.

If you are a healthcare assistant in New Zealand wishing to upskill, please go to Kalandra Education Group’s website to see the NZQA approved programmes available to New Zealand Citizens and Permanent Residents. 


Normal retail price: $140.00