Loss of Vision: SP Instructions

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Tool focus: What to teach

Communication topics:
Empathy/relationship building

Type of tool: Simulated clinical encounter

Language: English

Purpose of tool:
none listed

Brief description:
This instruction sheet provides information about the role of a patient who has been admitted to the ward with sight problems and is about to be clerked in by a medical student. In this scenario we are looking for the medical student to show empathy and relationship building skills.

HPCCC Core curriculum objectives

A. Communication with patients:
Clinical reasoning, Empathy/relationship building, Patient perspective

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, Cambridge