35 Best Practices for Physician Communication
The Language of Caring Guide for Physicians: Communication for Patient-Centered Care" (2012), authors Wendy Leebov, EdD, and Carla Rotering, MD, share 35 best practices for physician communication.
The best practices are organized into seven competency areas:
• Mindful practice
• Collaboration and teamwork
• Effective openings and closings
• Communicating with empathy
• Effective explanations
• Engaging patients and families as partners
• Hard conversations
To complete an assessment of your communication skills across these seven areas, click here (pdf).
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