May 21, 2024  
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PA 5033 - Medical Communications (3)


This course is designed to introduce students to the art of medical history taking and communication with the patient. This encompasses the skills of medical interviewing and other forms of communication with patients, their families, and their caregivers. Students will learn interviewing skills that will allow them to efficiently elicit a patient history in an accurate and empathetic manner.  The course will explore pitfalls, biases and stereotypes that hinder communication.