AH 116 - Interpersonal and Professional Skills in the Health Care Setting

Credit Hours: 3

This course introduces students to communication theories, modes of communication and factors that influence communication when interacting with patients, coworkers and other health care personnel. Therapeutic techniques, such as active listening and conflict resolution, as well as core professional attributes and values will be discussed through the use of case studies and role playing. The legal and ethical components associated with interpersonal communication in the health care setting will also be addressed. Strategies for job search and retention in the health care environment as well as for professional and personal growth will be explored. 

  • Fulfills American/Global Diversity