Curriculum handbook for tutors

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Tool focus: What to teach

Communication topics:
Breaking bad news
Clinical reasoning
Cross-cultural communication
Dealing with strong emotions
Empathy/relationship building
Gathering information/listening
Giving information/explanation & planning
Interprofessional/team communication
Professionalism & self awareness

Type of tool: Communication model, Comprehensive curriculum, Facilitator guide, Simulated clinical encounter

Language: English

Purpose of tool:
To help the students develop effective patient-centred consultation skills which are relevant to their clinical practice. To enable students to work together in groups and to give constructive feedback to each other, share feelings and offer support.

Brief description:
Complete book providing a description of 4th year medical school communication skills curriculum at Oxford

HPCCC Core curriculum objectives

A. Communication with patients:
Breaking bad news, Cross-cultural communication, Dealing with strong emotions, Gathering information, Patient perspective

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:Helen Salisbury