Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences

POPLPRAC 701 - Therapeutic Communication

15 Points

Not offered in 2017


Critical analysis of patient-centred approaches to communication with a strong practical emphasis. Topics will reflect the learning needs of the participants as located within their own area of clinical practice, and may include: communication within family systems; preparing for and managing challenging and/or difficult communication situations, including the giving of bad news; appropriate communication styles, including assertiveness and managing conflict. The role of self in the therapeutic relationship will be explored.

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