Introduction to Science and Health Communication

Course Description:
This online short course will cover topics including: how science/health communication happens, who does it, the challenges of communicating science/health, science literacy and best practices for effectively communicating science/health information to the public.

This training is comprised of four, self-paced sections. Estimated completion time is 40 minutes.

Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize that effective transfer of knowledge is active and engaging. 
  • Critique the premise that science and health communication aides the public in making informed decisions that have a direct impact on public health policy.
  • Understand the process of science/health communication.
  • Describe how to avoid common mistakes when communicating science and health to people.

Continuing Education Information:  1.0 CHES (3/31/2019)

CHES Provider number:  99036

Disclosures:  The planners, reviewers, and authors have no declared conflicts of interest

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