This program has been recommended and approved for discontinuation by the Arkansas Higher Education Board. Students currently enrolled in this program will not be impacted and will be able to graduate as planned.
Communication training for health care providers and consumers can help prepare individuals to effectively meet the communicative demands of health care practice. Specially, consumers must be able to communicate effectively with their health care providers to achieve their goals and providers must be able to communicate effectively with clients and co-workers to competently perform their duties.
Moreover, the role of media and health information dissemination is an important variable in informing consumers about health related matters which may affect how they communicate with health care providers.