Teaching communication and stress management skills to junior physicians dealing with cancer patients: a Belgian Interuniversity Curriculum

@article{Bragard2005TeachingCA,
  title={Teaching communication and stress management skills to junior physicians dealing with cancer patients: a Belgian Interuniversity Curriculum},
  author={Isabelle Bragard and Darius Razavi and Serge Marchal and Isabelle Merckaert and Nicole Delvaux and Yves Libert and Christine Reynaert and Jacques Boniver and Jean A. Klastersky and Pierre G M Scalliet and Anne-Marie Etienne},
  journal={Supportive Care in Cancer},
  year={2005},
  volume={14},
  pages={454-461}
}
Ineffective physicians’ communication skills have detrimental consequences for patients and their relatives, such as insufficient detection of psychological disturbances, dissatisfaction with care, poor compliance, and increased risks of litigation for malpractice. These ineffective communication skills also contribute to everyday stress, lack of job satisfaction, and burnout among physicians. Literature shows that communication skills training programs may significantly improve physicians’ key… CONTINUE READING

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