Patient-centredness from education to practice: the 'lived' impact of communication skills training.

@article{Bombeke2012PatientcentrednessFE,
  title={Patient-centredness from education to practice: the 'lived' impact of communication skills training.},
  author={Katrien Bombeke and Linda Symons and Etienne Vermeire and Luc Debaene and Sandrina Schol and Benedicte De Winter and P Van royen},
  journal={Medical teacher},
  year={2012},
  volume={34 5},
  pages={
          e338-48
        }
}
BACKGROUND Although communication skills training (CST) enhances patient-centred skills and attitudes, the literature indicates a problematic transfer of these from education into practice. AIM We explored 'lived' experiences of medical students and doctors to gain a better understanding of the impact of CST on patient-centredness in the transition to real practice. METHODS From a phenomenological perspective, we conducted 15 interviews and 11 focus groups with 4-9 participants/group (n… CONTINUE READING

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