Courses Catalogue

Communication And Counseling Skills

COURSE CODE: MPP 1101
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 2
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Nursing Sciences (Direct Entry), B.Sc
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: School of Nursing Sciences
STATUS: Basic
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Description


This course is designed for undergraduate students. The course covers; Human communication skills,reading skills, listening skills, examination skills, writing skills, speaking skills and counseling skills. 

Course Aim

The aim of this course is to develop the student’s knowledge and understanding of principles of communication and counseling skills, and its applications in the field of biomedical sciences. The course gives the student the ability to independently take part in communication and counseling while interacting with patients and the community.

Expected Learning Outcomes 

At the end of the course, students will be able to:

  •  State the theories and principles of effective human communication Acquire skills in the areas of human communication, studying, writing, speaking, listening and examinations Explain the theories and principles relating to effective human communication. Identify basic methods used in counseling skills Demonstrate basic counseling skills
  • State the theories and principles of effective human communication
  • Acquire skills in the areas of human communication, studying, writing, speaking, listening and examinations
  •  Explain the theories and principles relating to effective human communication.
  • Identify basic methods used in counseling skills
  •  Demonstrate basic counseling skills