Jun 25, 2024  
2018-2019 SGPP Catalog and Handbook 
2018-2019 SGPP Catalog and Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HHSM303 Communicating in the Health Professions (3 cr.)

Prerequisite(s): HHSM302  
This course builds upon the work in HHSM302, with a focus on accountability via planning, organizing, and tailoring messages for a variety of internal and external audiences; responsibility for information literacy; and honing the communication and presentation skills necessary in dynamic and diverse workplaces. Technology is utilized to effectively create and deliver these messages.

Upon completing this course, students are expected to be able to do the following:

  1. Demonstrate effective organizational communication skills in a variety of contexts and with a variety of audiences, including those with diverse backgrounds and experiences.
  2. Analyze, integrate, and apply interpersonal communication and small group dynamics related to health and human services.
  3. Create and deliver organized, professional, informative, and persuasive presentations on specific field related topics, using appropriate technology, media, graphics, and APA documentation.
  4. Write and revise presentation materials to meet the audience at the appropriate level of literacy and understanding. 

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