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Communication Skills

COM – 211

Course Title and Code

3 Credit Hrs. (Theory) / Week

1 Credit Hrs. (Practical) / Week

45 Actual Contact Hrs. Theory / Semester / 15 Weeks

30 Actual Contact Hrs. Practical / Semester / 15 Weeks in English lab for conversations.

Duration

Second Year / First Semester / Level 3

Level

Asst. Prof. or Lecturer in Health Education or Health Administration.

Teaching Staff Required

By the End of the Course, the Student Will Be Able To:

1. Master the Basic Concepts of Communications and Learn to Communicate Effectively, Vocally, in Writing, and in Presentation Format.

2. Communicate Properly (Professionally) with Patient and his Relatives.

3. Understand the Methods of Patient Approach and Consultation.

4. Communicate Properly (Professionally) with other health team members.

5. Improve interpersonal communication skills.

6. Develop effective style and techniques for different field situations.

Objectives

 

Preceding Courses

Lecture, discussion, and use of audiovisual materials

Main Teaching Strategies

Classroom participation, required activities and attendance

First exam, midterm exam, and final exam                                                                             

Methods of

Assessment

1. Health Communication (2006) By Richard K. Thomas.

2. Glencoe/McGraw H. (2004). Glencoe Communication Applications.

3. Egan, G. (2002). The skilled helper: A problem-management and opportunity-development approach to helping. (7th ed.) London: Brooks/Cole Publishing Company.

 

References

Curriculum Contents:

 

Hour

Content

Unit

3

Health Communication

1

6

Importance of Listing Skills in Health Communication:

1.      Listening challenges

2.      Listening responses and  reflexes

3.      Listening promotion

4.      Listening practice and implementation; active listening

5.      Patient consultation

2

3

The Changing Sociocultural Context

 

3

3

The Changing Healthcare Context

 

4

       3

The History of Health Communication

 

5

3

Health Communication Audiences

 

6

3

Understanding Health Behavior

 

7

3

Understanding Communication

 

8

3

Steps in the Health Communication Process

 

9

3

Traditional Approaches to Health Communication

 

10

3

Contemporary Approaches to Health Communication

 

11

3

Case Studies in Health Communication

12

3

Evaluating the Impact of Health Communication

13

3

The Future of Health Communication

 

14

 Lectures

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