Fundamentals: Concepts and Skills, including basic communication skills, the fundamentals of health communication such as different principles, styles and components, and the importance of considering health literacy.
Scientific Writing, including preparing literature reviews, study abstracts and research manuscripts.
Grant Writing, including an introduction to grant writing and how to prepare a grant application package.
Translational Writing, skill areas addressed involve preparing policy briefs, fact sheets, adminstrative memos, etc.
Public Speaking/Presentations, including for both scientifc sessions and poster presentations, and risk communication.
Working with the Media, and Social Media, including the basics and advantages of using social media tools – in collaborative meeting spaces and as part of an overall communication strategy, how to implement social marketing campaigns, and social networking trends.
New Media/Communication Technologies, proposed areas to address include planning web meetings, website design and production, and utilizing sharesites.
Data Presentation, including how to communicate health data to a variety of audiences.