AMSA has partnered with DocCom, an online communication skills program for health care providers
How it works
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How DocCom improves communication skills
Each of the 42 multimedia modules demonstrates fundamental and advanced interactional skills, while providing users with knowledge, skills review and opportunities for reflection.Through interactive videos, physicians demonstrate encounters with patients and provide text and video commentary on the interview. These real-world scenarios challenge learners to develop sensitivity to differing communication styles and difficult situations and improves their ability to respond respectfully and skillfully.
Skills DocCom covers
Modules address a range of communication and relationship-centered topics, ranging from core interviewing skills to advanced competencies. DocCom also covers psychosocial issues such as alcoholism, domestic violence, depression, behavior change and somatization, and professional issues such as mistakes, boundaries, mindfulness, teamwork and self-care.
Check out DocCom’s free resources: Healthcare Communication: Effective Techniques for Clinicians (over 50 20+ minute podcast episodes) and 20 webinars
For questions, contact: Barbara Lewis at BLewis@DocCom.org