Course Description:  Presents the language of medicine required for work in a variety of health care fields. Includes basic medical language, word-building skills, and introductory medical science and health concepts foundational for advanced study in the health professions. Covers how to effectively frame communication, select media, and construct public health campaigns; focuses on skills in informing, empowering, or persuading individuals to adopt healthier lifestyles and on fostering public debate for ultimate health policy change.