Medical Communication Skills (Module 2)

2 Day Experiential Workshop  (Voluntary conversion to Level 2 points is done via online assessment via Zoom)

CPD: 14 


Beverley Bolton BSc (Phys); MSc Med (Pain Management)

Jacqui Koep MSc Pain (Edinburgh University)

Workshop objectives: 

This module aims to introduce participants to the structure and skills that are important in conducting effective, efficient, safe and supportive patient-centred interviews

By the end of this module participants will:

  • Know the tasks, objectives and skills of the Calgary-Cambridge framework for medical interviews
  • Be able to use the appropriate communication skills to: develop a therapeutic relationship with the patient; establish the patient’s reason for consulting; gather information from a biomedical and patient perspective and sensitively explore any psychosocial barriers to recovery; reach a shared understanding of the problem with the patient; develop a treatment plan using shared decision making and collaborative planning; manage emotion in patients
  • Be aware of some of the motivational interviewing skills to evoke health behaviour change

Next Event

Principles of Pain (Module 1)

Lecturers: Romy Parker & Bev Bolton

26 & 27 November 2021

Online via Zoom 

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