Jul 31, 2021  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 [Archived Catalog]

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THAR 2150 - Performing Patient Care: Immersive Healthcare Theater


This course equips students enrolled in healthcare-related majors with skills in patient communication and advocacy necessary to work professionally in the 21st century. Through exercises in improvisation, active listening, and scene work, this course helps future healthcare professionals develop their human-centered, social competencies, including empathy, compassion, and cultural humility.

Credit Hours: 3
General Education Code: 2FA
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 2.0 lecture, 2.0 laboratory
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will be able to listen and respond within structured improvisation and scene work.
  • Students will be able to apply skills in listening and responding to patient stories.
  • Students will be able to maintain sustained concentration and focus in patient facing communication.
  • Students will be able to demonstrate greater comfort with and capacity for conversations of diversity and identity.
  • Students will be able to demonstrate empathy in the face of stress and ambiguity.



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