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Advancing Collaborative Communication for Safer and Healthier Teams

Joint Online Seminar by Department of English and Communication and International Research Centre for the Advancement of Health Communication Date: 26 May 2022 Time: 9-10 am (UTC+8) Summary Please join us for this interactive workshop which will explore how leaders, clinicians, faculty and researchers can advance collaborative communication and support safer and healthier teams. Competency-based […]

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Cancer patients’ perspective of their nurse-patient communication in a busy hospital ward

Joint Online Seminar by Department of English and Communication and International Research Centre for the Advancement of Health Communication Dr E. Angela Chan School of Nursing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Summary Background: Effective communication to address the psychosocial needs of patients is known to be of particular importance in cancer care. However, the clinical […]

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Current Trends in Health Communication: The Arrival of the Third Edition of the Routledge Handbook of Health Communication

Joint Online Seminar by Department of English and Communication and International Research Centre for the Advancement of Health Communication (IRCAHC) Date: 15 October 2021 Time: 10-11am (UTC+8) Abstract The area of study that we call health communication has evolved incredibly in the last 50 years. The first journal in the field, Health Communication, began publication […]

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Distinguished Lectures in Humanities: The Theory and Practice of Narrative Health Message Design

Speaker: Prof Michael HECHT Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Communication Arts and Sciences, Pennsylvania State University & President, REAL Prevention, LLC Date : 18 October 2021Time: 9:00am to 10:30am (UTC+8) For more information, please visit HKPolyU, Faculty of Humanities webpage. Abstract Narrative messages have emerged as a popular and effective health message strategy for number of […]

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Lecture: Effective communication in healthcare: A language and social psychology perspective

Distinguished Lecture Series, Faculty of Health and Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Effective communication in healthcare: A language and social psychology perspective. Professor Bernadette Watson delivered a lecture on “Effective communication in healthcare: A language and social psychology perspective.” to 63 participants via. ZOOM online. Professor Watson explained the importance of communication in […]

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Workshop “Contagious words/Epidemic Behaviours: Language Big Data Approaches to COVID-19” on 17 October 2020

IRCAHC is the co-organiser of the workshop “Contagious words/Epidemic Behaviours: Language Big Data Approaches to COVID-19”. The workshop is intended to be an interdisciplinary forum for all concerned scholars with focus on how to use linguistic and textual data to understand both the development of the pandemic and the changes in human behaviours. This workshop […]