Liverpool Communication Skills Assessment Scale (LCSAS)

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Tool focus: Assessment

Communication topics:
Empathy/relationship building
Giving information/explanation & planning

Type of tool: Assessment

Year of publication: 2001

Language: English

Purpose of tool:
Checklist for the observation of student-patient encounters using a 4-point scale Topics covered: general communication skills, respect and empathy, questions, giving information

Brief description:

HPCCC Core curriculum objectives

A. Communication with patients:
Relationship building

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:Humphris GM; Kaney S