Course Detail
Course Components:
Meets with COMM 5118. This course is designed to examine the current understanding of health literacy in the context of communication and to build skills in plain-language verbal and written communication and intervention strategies. The course will focus on: (1) relationships between health literacy and health care access, health outcomes, and health disparities; (2) assessment of health literacy in different communities; (3) plain-language strategies for written and verbal communication; and (4) designing intervention strategies for individuals with limited health literacy.