Teaching Communications in HealthCare

Teaching Communication in Healthcare Conference and Education Program

Cancer Council Victoria, the European Association of Communication in Healthcare (EACH) and the Department of Health and Human Services partnered to deliver this inaugural conference with over 120 national and international delegates. This was the first time a conference of this kind has been held outside Europe and North America.

The event schedule included:

  • A two day Teaching Communication in Healthcare Conference (6‑7 December 2016 - sold out)
  • A two day intensive Education Program for healthcare communication educators (8‑9 December 2016 - sold out).

 This exciting event provided a range of unique opportunities to: 

  • Explore best practice strategies in communicating with patients.
  • Develop new skills to implement the communication recommendations outlined in the Optimal Care Pathways.
  • Bring together healthcare communication educators for face-to-face networking and planning future projects and activities.
  • Increase the capacity for leading healthcare communication educators to develop their communication skills teaching in order to contribute to workforce development throughout Australia.
For further information regarding the event and to join the Australian tEACH network, please contact education@cancervic.org.au   
Updated: 20 Dec, 2016