Fundamentals of short course preparation for the adult learner. Topics include learning styles of the adult learner, writing objectives, short-term course development, evaluation, communication and motivation strategies of particular use in developing patient education sessions, continuing education and staff development courses in a health care environment. A variety of approval mechanisms used to award professional continuing education are studied. This course may be taken with permission of the Dean of the School of Health Sciences and requires the student to have taken a SPC elective. 3 Credits (3 Lecture) Prerequisite(s): HTH310 and PSY111.