Clinical and communication skills theme stage 2 Obstetrics and Gynaecology: Dealing with diversity 2 (Women’s health)

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Tool focus: How to teach

Communication topics:
Cross-cultural communication

Type of tool: Facilitator guide, Simulated clinical encounter

Language: English

Purpose of tool:
Initiate an interview, gather information, structure the consultation, build the relationship, gain further skills in gathering information and explore the communication issue of cultural and social diversity

Brief description:
This teaching tool is the second of a series of three workshops on dealing with diversity in the clinical and communication skills theme. This stage 2 explores what influences both students and patients cultural and social identity and what difficulties might arise for students when they meet and interview a patient from a culture different to their own.

HPCCC Core curriculum objectives

A. Communication with patients:
Cross-cultural communication

Access: Public

Your name and work address, and co-authors and addresses:Jonathan Silverman