Course Catalog » Family & Community Medicine 170.02

Subject: Family & Community Medicine
Course Number: 170.02
Course Title: Patient Interview Approaches to Communication and Engagement
Units: 1
School: Medicine
Department: Family And Community Medicine

Course Description: Students will review key topics in advanced patient interviewing to improve communication, engagement, and patient education skills during patient interviews. Students will interview patients at the bedside or in clinic while some classmates and instructors observe and provide feedback, suggestions and reinforcement of key points. Effective strategies for building trust, empathic listening, motivational interviewing and finding meaning in the shared provider patient relationship are explored.
Prerequisites: None
Restrictions: First or second year students in the schools of medicine or nursing.
Activities: Direct - Lecture, Direct - Clinical Experience/Patient Contact, Student - Lecture

Instructor of Record: M. Vener
Additional Instructor(s): S. Khayam-Bashi, L. Hill
May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No

Quarter(s) Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring
Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
Graduate Division course: No
Is this a web-based online course? No
Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? Yes
Repeat course for credit? Yes