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Curriculum

Address wide-ranging communication challenges

Our comprehensive curriculum gives you the opportunity to explore a range of communication issues that include:

  • breaking bad news
  • expressing empathy
  • dealing with patient emotions (anger, fear, sadness)
  • cultural diversity
  • end of life discussion
  • informed consent
  • communicating with children and adolescents
  • special needs patients (learning disability, low literacy)
  • disclosing adverse events
  • establishing boundaries
  • peer and inter-professional communication

Achieving competency in the CanMEDS Communicator Role [PDF - 27 kb] is the primary focus of our curriculum training.