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Communication skills

Robbert Duvivier, Jan van Dalen, and Jan-Joost Rethans

in Lessons from Problem-based Learning

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199583447
eISBN:
9780191594519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583447.003.0011
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Communication plays an important role in patient care. Research has shown that communication skills training in a medical curriculum should be longitudinal. Training should preferably be ... More


Theoretical models of communication skills training

Richard Brown and Carma L Bylund

in Handbook of Communication in Oncology and Palliative Care

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199238361
eISBN:
9780191730290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238361.003.0003
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

Several models of physicianȓpatient communication that have served as conceptual frameworks for communication skills training have been described over recent years. Studies have explored the efficacy ... More


Care of the Dying: A pathway to excellence

John Ellershaw and Susie Wilkinson (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199550838
eISBN:
9780191730528
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550838.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

Even for the most experienced healthcare professional, managing the last few days of life can be difficult. This book provides guidelines for the care of the dying based on the Liverpool Care Pathway ... More


Evaluating communication skills training courses

Lyuba Konopasek, Marcy Rosenbaum, John Encandela, and Kathy Cole-kelly

in Handbook of Communication in Oncology and Palliative Care

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199238361
eISBN:
9780191730290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238361.003.0059
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

Across the continuum of medical education, the focus is shifting from the teacher and the curriculum to the learner and the evaluation of educational outcomes. In the field of communication skills ... More


Communication skills and Advance Care Planning

Jackie Beavan, Carolyn Fowler, and Sarah Russell

in Advance Care Planning in End of Life Care

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199561636
eISBN:
9780191730542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561636.003.0023
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter provides clarification of communication skills and Advance Care Planning (ACP), evidence for the value of effective communication in ACP, key communication skills with useful examples of ... More


The art of teaching communication skills

Stewart M Dunn

in Handbook of Communication in Oncology and Palliative Care

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199238361
eISBN:
9780191730290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238361.003.0002
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

The art of teaching communication skills for the clinician is about establishing practices that serve the patients' and their families' needs in a manner that is mutually fulfilling for all involved. ... More


The Oncotalk model

Robert M Arnold, Anthony T Back, Walter F Baile, Kelly Fryer-Edwards, and James A Tulsky

in Handbook of Communication in Oncology and Palliative Care

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199238361
eISBN:
9780191730290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238361.003.0054
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

In 2002, funding was recieved from the National Cancer Institute to develop a new teaching model for communication skills at the end of life, aimed at medical oncology fellows. Using this model, ... More


The Australian model

Caroline Nehill and Alison Evans

in Handbook of Communication in Oncology and Palliative Care

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199238361
eISBN:
9780191730290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238361.003.0056
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

In Australia, management of cancer patients occurs along a continuum starting with screening and diagnosis, through treatment and supportive care, to follow-up, and, in some cases, palliative and ... More


Communication skills training and research: the Brussels experience

Isabelle Merckaert, Yves Libert, and Darius Razavi

in Handbook of Communication in Oncology and Palliative Care

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199238361
eISBN:
9780191730290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238361.003.0058
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

In the last two decades, communication skills training programmes, designed for healthcare professionals working in cancer care, have been the focus of several of the research endeavours of the ... More


Training patients to reach their communication goals: a concordance perspective

Carma L Bylund, Thomas A D'Agostino, and Betty Chewning

in Handbook of Communication in Oncology and Palliative Care

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199238361
eISBN:
9780191730290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238361.003.0053
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

Improving clinicians' communication is necessary, but not sufficient to achieve the best possible communication in a clinical encounter. This chapter focuses on an area that has received much less ... More


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