Communication and Cultural Competence

A self-education program for physicians to learn about communication
and cultural competencies required in Canada

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Skills Module

Work through the following section of the program to learn more about Canadian communication standards. The module outlines the following:

  • Patient-centred communication approach
  • Physician-centred communication approach
  • Communication challenges
  • Non-verbal communication
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The Communication and Cultural Competence program is based on
case studies that give examples of everyday medical practice in Canada

Case 1

Consent and confidentiality

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Case 2

Cross-cultural communication

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Case 3

Communicating with adolescents

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Case 4

Indigenous health

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Case 5

Mental health

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Case 6

Complexities of care of the elderly

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