Interpersonal Communication Skills (MEDLEED06FEB20)

AvailabilityCourse has taken place
SubjectCore Modules
DescriptionWithout effective interpersonal communication skills you are likely to be less successful when negotiating with others. This 2 day programme will equip you with the knowledge and skills to interpret and better understand some of the more challenging situations you are faced with when dealing with patients, their relatives and indeed your colleagues.
Additional information

It is mandatory to attend both days of this course on the same programme.

Please do not book this course if you have already booked/attended 'Communication in the Real World' course, which is very similar and covers similar content.

The sessions will include a combination of short lectures, group discussions and experiential learning activities.

Venue2.17A 2.17B, HEE Leeds Office, Leeds  View details
2 SessionsSession 1:   Thu 6 Feb 2020, 09:30 to 16:30
Session 2:   Fri 7 Feb 2020, 09:30 to 17:00
LecturerChristine Lumley  View details
Target audienceMandatory: Clinical Attachment, or Research Fellow, or SAS, or ST3, or ST4, or ST5, or ST6, or ST7, or ST8, or GP Fully Qualified, or Nurse
Course styleWorkshop
CateringRefreshments and Lunch
CPD points0.000
CostNo charge
  • To explore ways of handling difficult areas of communication that may occur with patients, relatives and colleagues.
  • The learning will be problem based and experiential

On completion of the session participants will:

  • Have built on, enhanced and reinforced their interpersonal skills and be able to communicate more effectively.
  • Be more confident and assertive in dealing with difficult and sensitive situations.
  • Be able to introduce a more sensitive use of language in their consulting and other aspects of communication.
  • Understand the value of reflection and use this in their practice.