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Fall 2018
Jul 26, 2021
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WA 01330 - Medical Writing and Rhetoric-WI
This course introduces students to a variety of genres of medical writing that exist in public and professional arenas. Students will analyze the rhetorical and social elements of medical discourse in order to better understand medicine as a discipline and culture and learn to produce texts that meet the needs of medical discourse communities. Topics might include narrative medicine, medical rhetoric, health literacy, disability and health, and health provider-patient communication. Students will practice writing in a number of genres such as pathographies, patient education materials, medical reviews, public health campaigns, medical reports and proposals, and graduate school personal statements.
3.000 Credit hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Writing Arts Department

Course Attributes:
Catalog Course, Humanistic Literacy, Undergrad Lvl crses 0-499, Writing Intensive

WA01330 prerequisite

General Requirements:
Course or Test: COMP 01112
Minimum Grade of D-
May not be taken concurrently.  )

Required Credits: 60.000
May not be taken concurrently. )

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