RSP 315 - Healthcare in the Age of Mass Media

Examines the role that mass media plays in the health of global citizens. Investigations into the way healthcare messages are communicated and understood through traditional and non-traditional media formats. E-health, telemedicine, and medical tourism are examined. Explores the current and emerging issues such as organ donation as a 'Facebook' status, television marketing of e-cigarettes, and storytelling as a way to communicate healthcare information.

Prerequisite(s): Respiratory Care major.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Fall 2016