Communication with patients (AMC PhD Program)

Information about the course Communication with patients.

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Goal:

Aim of the course is to provide basic knowledge of communication theory and skills, and to give advice, tips and tricks on how to communicate effectively with patients in a clinical research setting.

    Format:

    The course will run twice a year and takes up one working day.

      Scheduled dates:

      • September 21, 2018.
      • April 12, 2019.

      Content:

      An overview will be given of communication theories. The most important communication skills will be discussed, such as how to establish a good working relationship with the patient, ask for informed consent, pose effective questions, coordinate the setting and - respectfully - maintain structure. We will discuss problem situations of individual course participants and practice skills with the aid of a simulated patient.

      Target Audience:

      AMC PhD candidates.

      Language:

      The course is taught in Dutch, since communication with patients will mostly be in Dutch.

      Certificate:

      A participation certificate is issued. Attendance is registered.

      Study load:

      8 hours, which is comparable to 0.3 ECTS points.

      Number of participants:

      Maximum 6 per course.

      Costs:

      No charge for registered AMC PhD candidates. Employees of the AMC or AMC Medical Research BV can participate provided slots are available. All other participants are charged a fee of 125 euro.

      Course Coordinator:

      Dr. M.A. Hillen / Medical Psychology / m.a.hillen@amc.uva.nl / tel. +31 (0)20 - 566 4631.

      More information:

      From the course coordinator or AMC Graduate School / graduateschool@amc.uva.nl / E2-172 / tel. +31 (0)20 - 566 4618.

      Contact:

      AMC Graduate School
      E-mail: graduateschool@amc.nl
      Tel: +31 (0)20 - 566 3108