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HTCH 008: Communication for Health Care Personnel

Course Description

This course provides instruction for the health care provider in the area of team membership. The instructor introduces the students to styles of communication, human needs, individual differences, and cultural biases. The course familiarizes students with the behavior, needs, and methods of communication required by different groups of patients, including children, youth, elderly, as well as those suffering from violence, homelessness, life altering illness or injury, chemical dependency, anger or depression, and those who are dying.

Units: 2

  • Credit - Degree Applicable
  • Not transferable

Course Details

  • Grade Options: Letter Grade
  • In-Class Lecture Hours: 32 – 36
  • In-Class Lab Hours: 0

Requisites and Advisories

  • Prerequisites: None
  • Co-Requisites: None
  • Advisory: None

Transfer Details

  • CSU/UC: Not transferable
Last Updated 7/19/23