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How do United Kingdom (UK) medical schools identify and support undergraduate medical students who 'fail' communication assessments? A national survey.

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BACKGROUND: The doctor's ability to communicate effectively (with patients, relatives, advocates and healthcare colleagues) relates directly to health outcomes, and so is core to clinical practice. The remediation of medical students' clinical communication ability is rarely addressed in medical education literature. There is nothing in the current literature reporting a contemporary national picture of how communication difficulties are managed, and the level of consequence (progression imp...

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10.1186/1472-6920-13-95

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University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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Name:
UK Council of Clinical Communication in Undergraduate Medical Education
Publisher:
BioMed Central
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BMC Medical Education More from this journal
Volume:
13
Issue:
1
Article number:
95
Publication date:
2013-01-01
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1472-6920
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1472-6920
Language:
English
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416853
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2013-11-16

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