PSYC322 : Interpersonal Relations in Healthcare Professions

This course examines various psychological and communication theories to provide a foundation for understanding dynamics of the patient/practitioner relationship. Desired outcome will encompass the student's ability to have a professional practitioner-patient relationship as well as an improved awareness of self within the healthcare profession. Topics will include but are not limited to: conflict resolution, therapeutic communications processes, professional boundaries, advanced listening skills, self-disclosure, dual relationships, codependency, positive self-care, relationship dynamics, and cultural competencies in a diverse environment.

Prerequisites

PSYC121 Introduction to Psychology OR SOCI101 Introduction to Sociology; or instructor permission.

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Program

Credits

3