hcs131 | undergraduate

Business Communication Skills For Health Care Professionals

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This course offers students the foundational knowledge and skills to communicate in a variety of workplace settings. Students will focus on business writing correspondence, communication technologies, and effective communication strategies for the health care industry.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5

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    Interpersonal Relationships and Conflict Management

    • Describe the importance and characteristics of interpersonal relationships in the workplace.
    • Describe different types of conflict.
    • Identify strategies for conflict management.

    Consumer Relations and Teamwork

    • Explain the importance of effective consumer relations.
    • Determine strategies for effective consumer relations.
    • Explain the importance of teamwork in the workplace.
    • Identify strategies for effective team communication and collaboration.

    Workplace Communication and Employee Relations

    • Explain the importance of positive employee relations.
    • Determine best practices for workplace communication.

    Introduction to Communication in the Workplace

    • Explain the major components of communication in the workplace.
    • Explain the role perception plays in communication.
    • Identify the principles of cross-cultural communication.

    Communication and Technology

    • Describe the principles of verbal and nonverbal communication.
    • Explain the importance of active listening in the workplace.
    • Explain how supportive and defensive climates can improve relations in the workplace.
    • Describe how technology affects communication.
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