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Education, Community and Health Specialties (ECHS)

This is a list of the Education, Community and Health Specialties (ECHS) courses available at KPU.

Enrolment in some sections of these courses is restricted to students in particular programs. See the Course Planner - - for current information about individual courses.

For information about transfer of credit amongst institutions in B.C. and to see how individual courses transfer, go to the BC Transfer Guide

ECHS 11142 Credits

Communications for Caring Professionals

The student will explore self-awareness, increased understanding of others and the development of effective interpersonal communication skills that can be used in a variety of care-giving contexts. They will examine their own communication choices and patterns. Students will have opportunity to develop and use communication techniques that demonstrate personal awareness, respect and active listening skills.

Last Updated: 14-Jun-2016

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