Interpersonal Skills and Communication

Interpersonal Skills and Communication

  • Effectively communicate with empathy and respect with all individuals regardless of their backgrounds.

  • Educate patients and their families about the nature of their illness, prognosis, and treatment options.

  • Converse with patients regarding wellness, prevention, and behavior modification in order to maintain good health.

  • Present information in both written and verbal forms in a clear, concise, effective, and timely manner. 

  • Communicate with honesty, sensitivity, and compassion in difficult conversations, including end of life issues, delivering bad news, and workplace conflicts.