Sep 21, 2020  
Academic Catalog 2019-2020 
    
Academic Catalog 2019-2020
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OPT 762 - Communication in Opt Practice


1.5 credit(s)
The theory and practice of doctor-to-patient communication is presented, emphasizing methods to augment skills in patient interviewing (case history), patient management, case presentation and consultation, and staff communication. Verbal, nonverbal, and written communication issues are discussed. Students will participate in peer and self-evaluation, observation and participation in simulated patient communication scenarios, and the utilization of video recordings to analyze strengths and weaknesses in patient communication. Communications issues unique to specific patient populations will also be discussed in order to improve understanding and management of these patients.



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