Communication in Health Care

Code: ADMN1070

Course description

The focus of the course is to develop communication skills that can be applied in a variety of health care situations and settings. Students will apply communication techniques to cultivate interpersonal communication with both clients and co-workers. Topics will include an analysis of how culture, disability, stress, aggression, substance abuse, depression and grief affect communication. Students will develop their ability to relate and communicate with children and adults in various stages of the lifecycle through the exploration of developmental behavioural and personality theories.

Course details

Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

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Not all courses are offered each term. Winter 2019 registration opens November 5, 2018. Spring 2019 registration opens February 4, 2019.