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Learn the challenges of communicating about health to different stakeholders, explore various theoretical frameworks and learn practical techniques to enhance your communication strategies.
This course will cover health literacy, message development, cultural competency, digital media, interpersonal communication, and ethical considerations in health communication.
Target Audience: This course is designed for healthcare professionals, public health practitioners, communication specialists, health educators, policymakers, and individuals interested in the field of health communication. It caters to both early-career professionals seeking to enhance their skills and knowledge, as well as experienced professionals aiming to stay updated with the latest communication strategies in public health.
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What you’ll learn:
- Role of effective health communication in promoting public health and improving health outcomes
- Communication theories and principles to develop targeted health messages for diverse populations
- Strategies to enhance health literacy and improve health information comprehension
- Cultural competence in health communication to address the needs and preferences of diverse communities
- Interpersonal communication skills to establish rapport, trust, and collaboration with patients, colleagues, and stakeholders
- Ethical challenges in health communication, including issues related to privacy, consent, and health disparities
- Digital media platforms and technologies to disseminate health information and engage with audiences effectively