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Catalog and Student Handbook 2021 - 2022

HSP 3030 Communications, Informatics, and Interprofessional Practice in Healthcare

Interdisciplinary communication within the present-day healthcare arena encompasses many forms. The professional healthcare provider and administrator as an effective communicator has to be able to deliver clear and concise communication, which is essential to safe patient care. This course will examine the role and impact that effective communication skills have on patient care outcomes and in clinical practice. In addition, communication and informatics as they relate to professional healthcare workers will be explored.  The importance of collaboration on an interdisciplinary team providing care will be explored including how the perspectives and methods of specific healthcare professionals, that is, inter-professional practice, assure effective and holistic caregiving.