Women’s health and cultural diversity

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Tool focus: What to teach

Communication topics:
Cross-cultural communication
Empathy/relationship building
Gathering information/listening

Type of tool: Facilitator guide, Simulated clinical encounter

Language: English

Purpose of tool:
Learning to take a detailed history about intimate gynaecological complications from women of different cultural backgrounds

Brief description:
This session is the second of a series of three workshops dealing with diversity in the Clinical Communication Skills Theme. The focus is on a skills approach: students work with simulated patients from culturally diverse backgrounds to enable them to develop practical skills in communicating across cultural boundaries.

HPCCC Core curriculum objectives

A. Communication with patients:
Cross-cultural communication, Gathering information, Patient perspective, 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:Mandy Williams, Cambridge