Communication Skills for Surgeons

Communication Skills for Surgeons

Surgeons in their daily practice have to be experts in

Breaking Bad News

Dealing with Difficult Patients

Consenting

Dealing With Distressed Relatives

Medicate has introduced a special Communication Skills Course aimed at all Surgeons those in training and who are appearing for their ST3 & CT interviews

This course will be useful in the future for all surgical trainees and can be used for future certification towards Advanced Communication Skills

The course will be a one day course led by 2 Communication Skills experts with constant Role Play and will have a maximum group size of ten

The Course will be a one-day experiential workshops where 10 medical staff will be supported to learn about, and use, effective communication skills and develop a breaking bad news strategy.

08.45 – 09.00 Registration and Coffee

09.00 – 09.20 Welcome and introductions, outline of the day.

09.20 – 10.30 Challenges of BBN,

Evidence, skills and communication skills strategies.

10.30 – 11.00 Interactive Demonstration – Breaking bad news using a structure

11.00 – 11.15 Coffee

Group divided into two groups of 4 in separate rooms for practice

11.15 – 12.15 Role Play 1 & 2

12.15 – 13.00 Lunch

13.00 – 14.00 Role Play 3 & 4

14.00 – 15.00 Role Play 5 & 6

15.00 – 15.20 Coffee

15.20 – 16.20 Role Play 7 & 8

16.20 – 16 .45 Issues of transfer

16.45 – 17.00 Learning, Certificates and Close