Pre-Symposium Workshops

Event Title

Interpersonal skills: cornerstone to clinical practice

Presenter Information

Sheilla Pinjani
Marie Andrades

Location

Anatomy Dissection Hall

Start Date

25-1-2013 9:30 AM

Abstract

Overview

Interpersonal skills are central to effective and safe clinical practice and is counted as a pillar to professionalism. This has been endorsed by ACGME, CanMEDS, GMC and PM&DC.

Curricular reforms around the world have made efforts to incorporate all the core competencies according to their regulating bodies. There has been much emphasis on communication skills; however, none of the documented methods draw much attention to interpersonal skills.

This workshop shows explicit ways to teach and learn the aspect of interpersonal skills. Participants will have an opportunity to use the relationship models and tap into the reservoir of their own qualities for utilization of these models for changing behaviours.

Objective of the workshop

By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  1. Relate their professional interactions with one of the three relationship models.
  2. Identify personal qualities to improve interactions on the basis of models learnt.
  3. Use one of these models to bring self-transformation for becoming better professionals.
  4. Develop a timeline for bringing in change.

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Interpersonal skills: cornerstone to clinical practice

Anatomy Dissection Hall

Overview

Interpersonal skills are central to effective and safe clinical practice and is counted as a pillar to professionalism. This has been endorsed by ACGME, CanMEDS, GMC and PM&DC.

Curricular reforms around the world have made efforts to incorporate all the core competencies according to their regulating bodies. There has been much emphasis on communication skills; however, none of the documented methods draw much attention to interpersonal skills.

This workshop shows explicit ways to teach and learn the aspect of interpersonal skills. Participants will have an opportunity to use the relationship models and tap into the reservoir of their own qualities for utilization of these models for changing behaviours.

Objective of the workshop

By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  1. Relate their professional interactions with one of the three relationship models.
  2. Identify personal qualities to improve interactions on the basis of models learnt.
  3. Use one of these models to bring self-transformation for becoming better professionals.
  4. Develop a timeline for bringing in change.