May 27, 2022  
2021-2022 Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Catalog

CO 411 - Health Literacy


Health literacy or the ability to obtain, process and act on health information–is an essential patient safety and public health issue. This course provides key concepts and skills for students in health- related fields to identify patients with health literacy risks; to provide clear health and medical information in oral and written formats; and to assess and modify health care delivery systems and environments to enhance patient access and understanding.

Prerequisites & Notes
Student has completed or is in process of completing any of the following course(s): CO 101 - Intro to Communication, CO 204 - Public Speaking

Credits: 3