Communication and Documentation in the Health-Care Environment - HLTH 1033

Credit(s): 4 | Hours: Lecture - 30, Lab - 30, Other - 0

Strong communication skills are an important part of being a successful health care aide, and this course focuses on the roles and responsibilities of the health care aide when communicating effectively as a member of the collaborative care team. The health-care environment requires competent digital literacy skills, including verbal, written, and electronic communication. Students will learn about professional communication with other team members, clients, and client’s families; written communication, including documentation in client records and report completion; problem-solving strategies; and how to handle conflict successfully. Techniques for communicating effectively with clients from all cultures while demonstrating cultural competence and an understanding of the diversity of individuals will be included. Communication strategies for overcoming the challenges and barriers to communication between the client and caregiver caused by disease, illness, and aging will also be discussed.

Restricted to Health Care Aide

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Term Section Class Duration Schedule Open Studies

Online

Fall O01 41583 Aug 31 - Dec 16, 2020
Term Section Class Duration Schedule Open Studies

Online

Fall A01 41577 Aug 31 - Dec 4, 2020 Wed: 08:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Fall A02 41588 Aug 31 - Dec 4, 2020 Thu: 08:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Fall CE03 41591 Aug 31 - Dec 16, 2020 Mon: 05:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Fall E03 41580 Aug 31 - Dec 16, 2020 Mon: 05:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Term Section Class Duration Schedule Open Studies

Workplace

Fall W07 41593 Sep 20 - Nov 7, 2020
Fall W08 41595 Oct 25 - Dec 12, 2020
Fall W09 41597 Nov 22, 2020 - Jan 23, 2021