Patient-Centered Interviewing Coding Method (PCICM)
Developers: Katelyn Grayson-Sneed, Robert C. Smith
Year of publication: 2017
Date of last revision: 21 October 2019
Setting in which the tool was originally developed/validated: Residency Program/Simulation Center
Restriction to setting(s): Any Patient-Centered Interviewing Setting
Target group: Any patient-centered interview
Socio-emotional focused communication
Patient-Centered Behaviors: Setting the Agenda, the patient's personal story, the patient's physical story, the patient's emotional story, general patient-centered skills
Types of data required to use the tool: Video recordings, Audio recordings, Transcripts
Intended application: Research
Reference(s) to development/validation paper(s):
Grayson-Sneed K. A., Smith, S. W., Smith, & R. C. (2017). A Research Coding Method for the Basic Patient-Centered Interview. Patient Education and Counseling.
Tool/manual available: Yes.
Tool description by the author:
The Patient-Centered Interviewing Coding Method (PCICM) is a simple, highly reliable coding method, weighted (by no. of items) to highlight personal elements of an interview, and was developed and is recommended as a criterion standard research rating method.
Contact: Robert C. Smith