Clinical communication course handbook

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Tool focus: What to teach

Communication topics:
Breaking bad news
Gathering information/listening
Giving information/explanation & planning

Type of tool: Simulated clinical encounter

Language: English

Purpose of tool:
The aim is to debvelop basic interviwing skills.

Brief description:
Set of four teaching sessions for 1st year clinical students to practice basic interviewing skills, gathering information, giving information, breaking bad news, adapting their consultation. The pack includes information on the sessions, tutor notes, actor briefing notes and student handouts.

HPCCC Core curriculum objectives

A. Communication with patients:
Gathering information/listening

B. Intra- & interpersonal communication (professionalism & reflection):

C. Communication in healthcare teams (professional communication):

Access: Public

Your name and work address, and co-authors and addresses:Lorraine Noble