Oct 18, 2018  
2016-2017 Graduate Catalog 
    
2016-2017 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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COM 655 Health Communication (3 credits)

Hours: 3 classroom + 0 lab/studio
Taught: Variable, check with department
This course is designed to introduce students to the wide range of scholar-ship about health communication. The course begins with an introduction to the field of health communication, ethical concerns in the health care environment, and the models that frame theory and empirical research in this area. Through textbook readings, case studies, and research projects, the following issues will be addressed: the creation of health meanings, health care socialization, health care teams, telemedicine, stress and burn-out among health care workers, and social support at the dyadic, group, and community levels.



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