This course ensures that students have the diagnostic acumen and communication skills necessary to begin supervised Clinical Internship. A strong emphasis is placed on patient interviewing. Teaching techniques may include role-playing, modeling and simulation exercises. Emphasis will be placed on building rapport and patient centered care. In addition, students are trained in clinical procedures and protocols followed in the University clinical system. These protocols include charting and record-keeping, confidentiality requirements and crisis management.
Lecture Hours: 3