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When answering PIF questions about how interpersonal and communication skills are taught, what should program directors and coordinators consider?

Residency Program Insider, October 19, 2010

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Consider asking yourself the following questions when writing answers on the PIF about the interpersonal and communication skills competency:

  • In addition to daily contact with patients, faculty, and other healthcare providers, how does your program ensure that residents achieve competence in interpersonal skills and communication?
  • How are residents evaluated and by whom?
  • How are residents’ written communication skills monitored and evaluated?


This week’s question and answer are from The Program Information Form Made Simple, by Jeri L. Whitten, C-TAGME.
 



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