ICCH Pre-Conference Course: Curriculum Development in Communication Skills Teaching

05 Sep 2022 – 06 Sep 2022 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm – This course is directed towards educators of health professional learners at any level (students, postgraduate learners, practicing health care providers)  who wish to develop a new curriculum or enhance an existing curriculum focused on clinical communication skills. The course will explore how to develop a curriculum suitable to the healthcare setting each participant operates within, […]

ICCH Pre-Conference Course: Observational coding of healthcare communication: unpacking the patient-provider interactions

05 Sep 2022 – 06 Sep 2022 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm – The health provider-patient interaction is complex for researchers to deeply understand the communication dynamics to address person-centered care. To unpack such complex interaction and disentangle specific communication behaviours, observational coding can be used. Several observer-based coding schemes have been developed and are available. However, it may seem daunting to decide when observational coding is useful, […]

ICCH Pre-Conference Course: Influencing Communication in Healthcare Policy

06 Sep 2022 @ 8:00 am – Influencing institutional and governmental policy related to communication in healthcare: Evidence based approaches to communication with powerbrokers and policy makers Research shows that most patients around the world do not get humanistic, patient-centric, and empathic care resulting in poor care with high disease burden despite the availability of very effective therapies. Members of EACH have […]