Evaluating the outcome of communication skill teaching for entry-level medical students: does knowledge of empathy increase?

@article{Winefield2000EvaluatingTO,
  title={Evaluating the outcome of communication skill teaching for entry-level medical students: does knowledge of empathy increase?},
  author={Helen R. Winefield and Anna Chur-Hansen},
  journal={Medical education},
  year={2000},
  volume={34 2},
  pages={90-4}
}
BACKGROUND While the literature shows the clinical value for medical practitioners of skill in communicating with patients in an empathetic manner, objective evaluations of methods to teach empathy are few. PURPOSES This paper describes a method of teaching entry-level medical students the elements of effective communication with patients, in preparation… CONTINUE READING