The Importance of Good Communication in Healthcare

This is a 30 minute e-learning module on the importance of good communication in healthcare. It is to be completed independently by students. Components of the module include written information, interactive elements, questions and videos.

The topics covered include:

  • Communicating with patients and those close to them
  • Communicating as part of the multidisciplinary team
  • The Impact of Covid-19 on communication

  • Identify key aspects of communication highlighted in the GMC Guidance ‘Achieving good medical practice’ and their practical application

  • Consider communication techniques to overcome barriers that medical students face with colleagues, patients and those close to them

  • Consider the role of the multidisciplinary team in the management of patients

  • Reflect on changes in the way we communicate due to the impact of COVID-19

  • Full Multimedia Integration to Suit all Learning Types
    Full Multimedia Integration to Suit all Learning Types
  • Test your communication skills by taking on a POV virtual case
    Test your communication skills by taking on a POV virtual case
  • Understand the importance of communicating effectively with an MDT
    Understand the importance of communicating effectively with an MDT

To begin the course, simply use the link below, then select Enroll, the course is completely free:
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  • in a virtual clinical setting and develop your communication skills with SBAR handovers, MDT discussions and collateral history taking
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