HADM 3304 - Health Care Communication


There is a growing awareness that communication not only affects but is inextricably linked with issues of health and medicine. This is true on a personal level in the way patients and caregivers interact in the examination and hospital room. It is also true on an organizational level in that policies and community relations affect the way health care is provided and the way people feel about providers. It is also evident in media campaigns that seek to educate people about health.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify communication strategies used in various community health settings
  • Determine which strategies would best be used in each setting
  • Apply communication theory and principles in the development of community health materials
  • Utilize a wide range of methods and techniques for communicating health information.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in planning, implementing and evaluating a health communication program

Credit Hours

Organizational Leadership


  • None

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