Communicating with psychotic patients

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Tool focus: What to teach

Communication topics:
Dealing with strong emotions
Patient perspective

Type of tool: Comprehensive curriculum, Facilitator guide, PowerPoint, Simulated clinical encounter, Video

Language: English

Purpose of tool:
The aim of TEMPO is twofold: firstly, to reflect on patients‰Ûª experience of psychosis and challenges for patients and professionals communicating about these experiences; and, secondly to enhance communication with patients with psychosis.

Brief description:
The TEMPO training is an evidence-based training programme for mental health professionals that aims to improve communication with patients with psychosis.

HPCCC Core curriculum objectives

A. Communication with patients:
Gathering information/listening, Patient perspective, Shared decision making

B. Intra- & interpersonal communication (professionalism & reflection):
Professionalism, Self awareness

C. Communication in healthcare teams (professional communication):

Access: Public

Your name and work address, and co-authors and addresses:Rose McCabe, Exeter