Marymount University

Graduate Catalog 2013-14

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. Offered spring semester only. (3)

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