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Communication Skills for Geriatrics Fellowship: Clinical Evaluation Exercise (CEX): Videotaped Interview of a Geriatric Patient

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Communication Skills for Geriatrics Fellowship: Clinical Evaluation Exercise (CEX): Videotaped Interview of a Geriatric Patient

Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
Author(s):  
Amy Ehrlich, MS, Debra Greenberg, MS
Sponsor: 
Donald W. Reynolds Foundation
POGOe Id: 
21024
Date Posted: 
01/11/2013
Date Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
01/11/2013
Abstract: 

The Communication Skills CEX focuses on the skills involved in obtaining an initial interview of a geriatric patient for the first year geriatrics fellow. The encounter between a fellow and a preselected geriatric patient is videotaped and reviewed by both the learner and multidisciplinary faculty using an assessment tool.

Educational objectives: 
  • Recognize the fundamental structures of a geriatrics interview including a complete geriatrics review of systems  
  • Analyze the fellow’s use of  different communication techniques in obtaining a medical and social history (open-ended questions, use of transitional statements)
  • Reflect on the fellow’s style of inquiry
Additional information/Special implementation requirements or guidelines: 

Videotaping encourages the fellow to self-reflect on their interview. The faculty review encourages formative feedback as well as an in-depth discussion of the fellow's communication techniques.

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Estimated time to complete: 
2 hours 30 minutes
Conflict of Interest Disclosure: 
No, I (we) have nothing to disclose.
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Suggested Citation:
Amy Ehrlich and Debra Greenberg. Communication Skills for Geriatrics Fellowship: Clinical Evaluation Exercise (CEX): Videotaped Interview of a Geriatric Patient. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2013 Available from: https://pogoe.org/productid/21024

Comments

Submitted by serena.chao on

Amy and Debra,

What a great idea! Thanks for creating this.

Serena