Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood Community College Credit Catalog 2011-2012

HSC-169 Communication in the Health Care Environment (3)

Presents foundational communication techniques necessary to work and succeed in health care. Studies nurse-client relationships, including cultural considerations, interdisciplinary communication, and crisis and conflict resolution. Explains principles of teaching and learning, and how they tie to health literacy for clients, information literacy for health care professionals, medical terminology and documentation. Credits: 3, Hours: (3/0/0/0), Arts & Sciences Elective Code: B