University of Nebraska Medical Center

Tag: communication

Interprofessional Education: Communication

This module is part of a series introducing interprofessional education. Learners will explore the Communication domain of the Interprofessional Education Collaborative (IPEC Core Competencies for Interprofessional Collaborative Practice). They will identify effective communication tools and techniques to facilitate discussions and interactions with team members, including active listening.

Aug 16, 2023

Working with Medical Interpreters as Healthcare Professionals

This module reviews evidence-based rules on working with a medical interpreter as a healthcare professional. It demonstrates the importance of education in this skill to better communicate with primarily non-English speaking patients to decrease overall miscommunications and improve care. 

Jul 10, 2023

A physicist’s primer for effective patient communication

This module presents a brief justification for physicist-patient consultations in Radiation Oncology in addition to essential strategies and skills physicists will need for effective patient communication. Sample physicist-patient interactions are demonstrated for the learner to critique, and an interactive simulation allows the learner to practice and see the impact of their communication strategies on patient […]

Apr 12, 2021

Cultural Awareness

This interactive module will include commonly faced scenarios in the healthcare setting where the importance of cultural awareness will be highlighted (dental examples are used but they would be generalizable to other health professions). The sections will cover concepts of cultural difference, implicit association/bias, assessing situations objectively, using communication skills effectively, decision making to take culturally aware and appropriate actions with […]

Apr 30, 2020

Managing Highly Hazardous Communicable Diseases: Improving Critical Communication Skills

At the end of this module learners will be able to identify five situations the require nonverbal communication and apply four key elements of radio etiquette.

Apr 11, 2019