Patient centred interviewing: Faciliator guide

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Tool focus: What to teach

Communication topics:
Gathering information/listening

Type of tool: Facilitator guide, Simulated clinical encounter

Language: English

Purpose of tool:
The aim is for 1st year undergraduate students to recognise and develop helpful interviewing behaviours.

Brief description:
This is a set of four teaching sessions using small group work with simulated patients for first year clinical students to practise skills in: basic interviewing, gathering information, adapting their consultation style in different types of consultation, sharing information and discussing treatment, and breaking bad news. The packs include information on the format of the sessions, tutor notes, actor briefing and student handouts.

HPCCC Core curriculum objectives

A. Communication with patients:
Gathering information/listening

B. Intra- & interpersonal communication (professionalism & reflection):

C. Communication in healthcare teams (professional communication):

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Your name and work address, and co-authors and addresses:Lorraine Noble