COMMUNICATION (COM)

Learning Outcome

Active listening

Code

COM2

Description

Trainees must be able communicate effectively and sensitively without using medical jargon. They must be able to demonstrate active listening throughout a consultation and be able to explain matters in terms understood by a lay person. They must be sensitive during questioning and be able to draw the consultation to a satisfactory conclusion.  They must be able to communicate with the help of an interpreter where necessar

Assessment

MSF, CRS1 and  end of year  2-3/4 review/COECSA exams

Target Year of Achievement

Year 1( annual review)

Related Learning Outcomes

COM1-COM14

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