Curriculum Development in Communication Skills Teaching (Part 2)

This online 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, what to include in the curriculum and how to deliver and implement the curriculum.  The course combines large group interactive sessions presenting theory and concrete steps in developing curricula with small group sessions where participants work on their individual curriculum development needs.

As a result of this course, participants will be able to:

  • apply educational theory to designing communication skills curricula
  • organize the core content of the communication curriculum tailored to their learners’ needs
  • select appropriate teaching methods for each component of the curriculum
  • integrate communication with other clinical skills and the rest of the learners’ program
  • describe key issues in evaluation and implementation of communication curriculum

Day 1: March 14, 14-18 GMT

Day 2: March 30 14-18 BST

Course facilitators have extensive experience in curriculum development, facilitating Train the Trainers Courses for health professions educators and teaching health professional learners at all levels.

Marcy Rosenbaum, PhD, is Professor of Family Medicine at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine in the US.  She is the Past-President of EACH and former co-chair of tEACH, the teaching committee of EACH.  She has conducted research on and taught about clinical communication and medical education for over 30 years and oversees communication skills curriculum for students, residents and practicing clinicians. She has provided faculty development related to communication skills teaching and curriculum all over the world.


Jane Ege Møller

Jane Ege Møller, PhD, is Associate Professor at Department of Clinical Medicine, Aarhus University in Denmark and the Academic Lead of the clinical communication skills courses for residents in Central Denmark Region. She is currently the co-chair of tEACH, the teaching committee of EACH. She has more than 15 years of experience as a researcher and teacher in the field of clinical communication and medical education.



Dr Gozie Offiah is a Senior Lecturer and Director of Curriculum at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and practised medicine (with a background in Surgery) for over 15 years in the Health Service Executive (HSE). She is also the Clinical Lead for the National Intern Training programme in the HSE and the chair of the cross-cultural group of tEACH, Her teaching experience spans undergraduate, postgraduate and continuing medical education in health professions education and training.


Dr Anne Marie Regan is a practising clinical/ Neuro psychologist

working in clinical practice in varied clinical settings for the last 40 years including Health Service Executive West, & National Disability Authority in Ireland. She an Assistant Scheme Director with the Irish College of General Practitioners GP training programme and has a lead role in overseeing the development of a national curriculum for communication skills teaching in postgraduate GP training.


Max number of attendees – 18


Cost (for both parts)

Members – £225                   Non members – £260



Date/Time 30 Mar 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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