PHS 35300 Health Communication

This course emphasizes effective communication with a variety of public health stakeholders including consumers, family members, medical providers, community leaders, news media, policy makers, researchers and the general public. The fundamentals of public health communication will be explored. The vital role that public health communication plays in the success of new health care delivery structures, the implementation of health care reform and the adoption of advances in prevention, health promotion and emergency preparedness will be addressed. Public health communication innovations, tools, technologies, research and strategies will be examined.




PHS 20000 with a C or better.