Patient-Centered Communication Coding System (PCCCS)




Developers: Ledoux, 2013

Year of publication: 2013

Date last updated: 7 June 2024

Setting in which the tool was originally developed/validated: health clinics

Restriction to setting(s): Not specified

Target group: Providers/health advisors dealing with pediatric obesity. Patients: Children/parents dealing with pediatric obesity

Language(s): English

Specific constructs/behaviours:

1) Aff; affirmation
2) BOEQ, broad open-ended questions;
3) CEQ, closed-ended questions;
4) Inat, inattention;
5) Ins, instruction;
6) Inter, interruptions;
7) ITR, insufficient time to respond;
8) Para, paraphrase;
9) Ref, reflections;
10) SA, solicited advice;
11) SOEQ, structured open-ended questions;
12) UnSA, unsolicited advice

Tool topics:

Empathy

Intended application: Education, Research

Reference(s) to development/validation paper(s):

Ledoux, T., Hilmers, A., Watson, K., Baranowski, T., & O'Connor, T. M. (2013). Development and feasibility of an objective measure of patient-centered communication fidelity in a pediatric obesity intervention. Journal of nutrition education and behavior, 45(4), 349-354.

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Tool/manual available: No. (No)