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Fall 2017
May 24, 2024
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ENGL 42201 - Writing For The Health And Human Sciences
Credit Hours: 3.00. This course applies rhetorical principles to writing in health, hospitality, nutrition, nursing and related fields in the Health and Human Sciences. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.
3.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Undergraduate, Graduate, Professional
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Lecture

Offered By: College of Liberal Arts
Department: English

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Outcomes: 1. Familiarity with the best practices and procedures for documenting patient care, including the goals, language and legal ramifications of this writing form. 2. Familiarity with adapting medical language and requirements for a non-specialist audience to provide educational material for patients and their caregivers with an emphasis on strategies for dealing with differing levels of comprehension and apprehension. 3. Familiarity with composing and delivering policies or new procedures to colleagues or co-workers, including in-services, grants, and office memos. 4. Familiarity with practical strategies for improving your resume, conduct, and online presence to get and keep a job in the healthcare industry.

Must be enrolled in one of the following Classifications:     
      Senior 105+ hours
      Senior 90 - 104 hours
      Junior: 60 - 74 hours
      Junior: 75 - 89 hours

Undergraduate level ENGL 10600 Minimum Grade of D- or Undergraduate level ENGL 10800 Minimum Grade of D- or Undergraduate level ENGL 10300 Minimum Grade of D- or Undergraduate level HONR 19903 Minimum Grade of D- or (Undergraduate level ENGL 10100 Minimum Grade of D- and Undergraduate level ENGL 10200 Minimum Grade of D-)

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