HCAS 1100: Interpersonal Communication

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Course Format Lecture 4.0 h + Seminar 0.0 h + Lab. 0.0 h
Credits 3.0

Course Description

Interpersonal and intrapersonal skills are critical to the work of health care assistants. In this course, students focus on developing an awareness of self, as well as an awareness of others. Development of effective interpersonal communication skills that can be used in a variety of caregiving contexts will be emphasized. Students learn and practice effective communication techniques that demonstrate personal awareness, respect, and active listening skills. Students are encouraged to reflect on the impact of their own communication choices and patterns.

Registration in this course is restricted to students admitted to the Certificate in Health Care Assistant.

Corequisite(s): HCAS 1101, 1110, 1120, 1130, 1140, and 1220.

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