Tutors course book


Tool focus: What to teach

Communication topics:
Breaking bad news
Gathering information/listening
Giving information/explanation & planning

Type of tool: Comprehensive curriculum, Facilitator guide, Simulated clinical encounter

Language: English

Purpose of tool:
Demonstrate of core communication skills to gather information from patients about their ilnesses, sharing information with patients and learn general communication skills

Brief description:
55 page comprehensive instructions for communication skills course for medical students involving 3 different 3 hour workshops, with cases, instructions, references etc according to Calgary-Cambridge method

HPCCC Core curriculum objectives

A. Communication with patients:
Breaking bad news, Empathy/relationship building, Gathering information

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:Paul Kinnersley