HPR 555 Health Communication

This course addresses a variety of communication methods in advocating for health and health education and planning and administering health-education strategies, interventions, and programs. Students will explore interpersonal communication in the patient-caregiver relationship to include health disparities, organizational communication in health care settings, mass communication processes including media campaigns, influence of research on developing preventive health care messages, and the incorporation of communication strategies into program planning and implementation. (3)