COMMUNICATION (COM)

Learning Outcome

Barriers to communication

Code

COM7

Description

All trainees must recognize when normal communication may be difficult due to language barrier, culture, hearing impairment, age or mental state. They must make provision during the consultation to mitigate the impact of these problems on patient communicatio

Assessment

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

Target Year of Achievement

Year 1 with annual reviews

Related Learning Outcomes

COM1-COM14

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