Gathering information: neurology/psychiatry: Facilitator guide

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Tool focus: What to teach

Communication topics:
Breaking bad news
Empathy/relationship building
Gathering information/listening
Giving information/explanation & planning
Patient perspective
Professionalism & self awareness
Shared decision making

Type of tool: Tutor & simulated patient

Language: English

Purpose of tool:
Students will develop their skills in psychiatric history taking and communicating with people who have mental health problems that may, by their very nature, make communication challenging.

Brief description:
The guide contains instructions and resources for tutoring CCS skills in the nervous system block and psychiatry system block including scenarios and scripts for simulated patients.

HPCCC Core curriculum objectives

A. Communication with patients:
Breaking bad news, Empathy/relationship building, 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:Rob Jarvis