Focused history taking: Facilitator guide

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Tool focus: What to teach

Communication topics:
Clinical reasoning

Type of tool: Facilitator guide, Simulated clinical encounter

Language: English

Purpose of tool:
To learn how to integrate communication skills and clinical reasoning

Brief description:
Comprehensive instruction for teaching session that integrates communication skills with history taking and clinical reasoning and also the pitfalls when trying to integrate these difficult skills in actual clinical practice; includes two SP scenarios. Session uses a video interview with a simulated patient followed by a paired tutorial with a facilitator.

HPCCC Core curriculum objectives

A. Communication with patients:
Clinical reasoning, Gathering information, Patient perspective, Structure

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:Jonathan Silverman