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Online Course for Doctors and Pharmacists: Communication Strategies for Patient Interactions (Nov 1 – Dec 22)

December 6, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until December 22, 2022

This 8-week, online course will help you improve your communication skills for the OSCEs! You will study for 8 to 10 hours each week: up to 3 hours in online classes on Zoom and the rest through assigned coursework.

In this course, you will practice speaking and listening skills for OSCE topics, such as:

  • Building rapport
  • Conducting patient consultations
  • Understanding patients’ concerns
  • Offering advice and giving instructions
  • Showing empathy
  • Dealing with angry patients
  • Disclosing medical errors

This course is helpful if you want to:

  • Improve and practice your patient-centered communication skills for the OSCE with feedback from a language instructor
  • Learn more about the relationship between patients and healthcare professionals in Canada

To attend, you must:

  • Have access to the internet via mobile phone or computer
  • Be able to attend the communication practice at the end of the course in person
  • Have a minimum Canadian Language Benchmark of 6 (CLB 6) in all four skills
  • Have had a CLB assessment within the last two years

For more information, or to register, please contact our Language Counsellor:

Andrea Taylor  |  902-406-8656  |  ataylor@isans.ca


December 6, 2022
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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