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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Consortium for International Studies | Evaluated Learning Experience

Writing and Communication in the Health Science Professions HSC 308


Varies; self-study.

Various; distance learning format.

October 2022 – Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Hybrid course/exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: critically analyze health communication from different personal, interpersonal and sociocultural perspectives; develop effective patient-caregiver communication skills; apply a range of theoretical models and concepts for the purpose of effective health communication; identify and analyze diverse health communication audience needs; propose ethical research methods to inform health communication campaign development; demonstrate the targeted use of multimedia channels of communication in health communication campaigns; design effective health communication messages and campaign materials to advance health equity; and apply the use of behavioral change theory in the construction of a health communication campaign.


Major topics include theoretical models in health communication, analyzing audiences, and effective campaign materials.

Credit recommendation: 

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Communication, Allied Health, or Healthcare Professions  (7/22).