ERIC Number: ED210752
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Oct
Reference Count: 0
Design for a Communication Course for Health Professionals.
Kreps, Gary L.
An approach to structuring and teaching health communication to health practitioners is presented in this paper. Following an introduction to the need for instruction in health communication, a general course description is provided, the course's purposes are discussed, and course goals are listed. The remainder of the paper contains descriptions of the following study units for a course in health communication: (1) an overview of health communication; (2) human communication processes and theories; (3) interpersonal, small group, and organizational communication in health care; (4) intercultural communication in health care; and (5) therapeutic interaction and holistic approaches to health care. Instructional objectives are listed for each unit of study. (RL)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the Meeting of the Indiana Speech Association (Indianapolis, IN, October 29-30, 1981).