MRCPCH Clinical Exam – Communications Skills Course – 21st September 2018

This MRCPCH training course for the clinical exam is devised and delivered by Paediatric Consultants & Medical Educationalists with extensive knowledge of the MRCPCH exam.  The Faculty have teamed up with an expert in communication with experience of role playing, to develop a practical course which will train you for effective communication. During the morning session all candidates will have the opportunity to complete a communications scenario with a professional role-player, and then receive immediate feedback from the faculty & the role-player. The other candidates will have the opportunity to observe these scenarios and take part in a short discussion prior to each scenario. After lunch, the course will cover the aspects of communication which were observed to be in need of attention from the morning’s activities. Focus will be on key areas of the communication stations, including scenario strategy, introductions, body language, use of jargon, empathy, breaking bad news and on any other issues observed during the morning sessions. There will be the opportunity to re-run parts of the scenarios, and work through new scenarios. Each candidate will receive a detailed course handbook and will receive written as well as verbal feedback from the day. This course will put candidates in a very strong position to go forward and perform well in the communication stations in the MRCPCH exam, but also provide practical advice and strategies which can be taken into everyday practice in paediatric medicine.

This course has been shown to improve performance in the Communication Skills Stations of the MRCPCH and has consistently excellent feedback from candidates. Please see our poster presentation from the recent RCPCH Annual Conference about the course.

This is a one day course and the course fee is £200 which includes all the teaching, a course hand book and lunch.

Cost: £200 

To book please contact:

Refreshments: Regular tea & coffee and a hot lunch will be provided

Parking: Parking available on site

Niland Conference Centre
93 Elstree Rd
Bushey, Hertfordshire
WD23 4EE
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Date: September 21, 2018

Start Time: 9:00 am
End Time: 5:00 pm

Price: £200.00

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