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Assessing medical students' attitudes towards learning communication skills : which components of attitudes do we measure?
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2007-03-30)
Background: The Communication Skills Attitudes Scale (CSAS) created by Rees, Sheard and Davies and published in 2002 has been a widely used instrument for measuring medical students' attitudes towards learning communication skills. Earlier studies have shown that the CSAS mainly tests two dimensions of attitudes towards communication; positive attitudes (PAS) and negative attitudes (NAS). The ...
Observed communication skills: how do they relate to the consultation content? A nation-wide study of graduate medical students seeing a standardized patient for a first-time consultation in a general practice setting
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2007-11-08)
Background: In this study, we wanted to investigate the relationship between background variables, communication skills, and the bio-psychosocial content of a medical consultation in a general practice setting with a standardized patient. Methods: Final-year medical school students (N = 111) carried out a consultation with an actor playing the role of a patient with a specific somatic complaint, ...
Curriculum factors influencing knowledge of communication skills among medical students
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2007-10-10)
Background: Communication training builds on the assumption that understanding of the concepts related to professional communication facilitates the training. We know little about whether students' knowledge of clinical communication skills is affected by their attendance of communication training courses, or to what degree other elements of the clinical training or curriculum design also play a ...
Do medical students and young physicians assess reliably their self-efficacy regarding communication skills? A prospective study from end of medical school until end of internship
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2017-06-30)
Background: <br> This prospective study from end of medical school through internship investigates the course and possible change of self- reported self-efficacy in communication skills compared with observers’ ratings of such skills in consultations with simulated patients. <br> Methods: <br> Sixty-two medical students (43 females) from four Norwegian universities performed a videotaped consultation ...