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    Feb 07, 2023  
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CHS 310 - Health and Wellness Communication

(3 units)
Analysis and methods of communication. Strategies for dealing with specific behavioral and psychosocial issues in the professional setting.

Prerequisite(s): ENG 102 ; CHS 101  or JOUR 103 ; Junior or Senior standing.

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Fall, Spring, and Summer

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. describe how personal characteristics, such as, perceptions, expectations, stereotypes, feelings, roles, beliefs, attitudes, cultural and personal values, and verbal and nonverbal behavior influence quality communication.
2. explain the role of communication in the effective functioning of the health care system in a variety of contexts.
3. communicate public health information with diverse audiences.
4. communicate public health information through a variety of media.
5. evaluate patient-provider interactions according to theories and strategies covered in class.
6. demonstrate the ability to plan and develop a theory-based health communication campaign that is responsive to the needs and characteristics of the target population and is likely to be effective in promoting healthy behavior.
7. apply principles of leadership, governance and management, which include creating a vision, empowering others, fostering collaboration and guiding decision making.


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