CanMeds Communicator
CanMEDS Communicator

CanMEDS Communicator

Module Objectives

After completing this module, the learner will be able to:

  • describe the elements of an effective patient-physician relationship

  • outline techniques that improve information gathering

  • explain the importance of conveying information in a patient-centred manner

  • describe strategies to deal with special scenarios such as breaking bad news or the disclosure of adverse events

  • list the ways that communication impacts patient safety

  • summarize the guidelines and expectations of appropriate record keeping and written communication