29 Sep 2022 10:30 - 12:00 The Townhouse, Melrose Free
A short intensive clinical communication session for trainees who are attending the Scottish Society of Physicians Annual Conference (29th September). Delegates will watch a real time interactive demonstration led by EC4H tutors and will have the opportunity throughout the session to contribute suggestions and feedback to the tutor team.
The scenario will focus on having difficult conversations with colleagues, Trainees will be asked to submit their own scenarios involving a challenging conversations with a colleague in advance of the session. One of these scenarios will be used as the basis for the wokshop.
• Review your current practice in relation to communication in clinical situations with colleagues
• Identify your personal learning objectives and develop strategies for addressing them with your peer group
• Identify and practice ways of increasing the effectiveness of your communication
• Exchange ideas and experiences with colleagues
The Townhouse, Melrose
Date: 29 Sep 2022
Time: 10:30 - 12:00
Dr Tamasin Evans is a consultant clinical oncologist in the Edinburgh Cancer Centre. She attended an EC4H senior doctors’ communication course in 2008 and has then joined the EC4H senior tutors’ group. GMC number: 4116646
Megan Hume is a Locum Consultant in Acute Medicine at the Borders General Hospital. She has an interest in medical education, in particular simulation teaching and human factors. She completed the EC4H Clinical Communication Tutor training in 2019
Melanie Tolson is the Lead Research Nurse for the Borders General Hospital. She has over 20 years' experience in Oncology/Haematology care and research. She has an interest in education and communication within clinical trials. She completed the EC4H Clinical Communication Tutor training in 2022