Introduction to Communication in Health

Massey University - Wellington

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Introduction to Communication in Health

  • Host University

    Massey University - Wellington

  • Location

    Wellington, New Zealand

  • Area of Study

    Communication, Health Administration, Health Science

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    An introduction to communication in health, including effective undergraduate essay writing, critical analysis of health related research and basic principles and practices of communicating health information.
    Learning outcomes
    Students who successfully complete this paper should be able to:
    Develop techniques for effective undergraduate essay writing in health related disciplines.
    Develop effective techniques for critical analysis of health related research.
    Demonstrate ability to utilise and generate arguments using health research.
    Show understanding of the basic principles and practices of communicating health information.
    Utilise information technologies in health communication.
    Present and provide an analysis of a health communication strategy.

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