WesternU E-Learning

Online Training for Faculty and Staff

“Knowledge base, communication skills, problem-solving ability, and the physical examination are four essential components of clinical competence that together form the very essence of good clinical practice. Communication skills are not an optional extra in medical education – without appropriate communication skills, all our knowledge and intellectual efforts can easily be wasted.”

Kurtz, S. (2017). Teaching and learning communication skills in medicine. Boca Raton: CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group.





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