Overall, 169(58%) subjects chose the lectures as the most helpful methods for learning the communication skills
while 124(42%) considered practical sessions as the most helpful method.
Conclusion: Doctors who received the workshop designed to enhance the effectiveness of their communication skills
were able to satisfy their patients to a greater degree compared as to those who received the placebo.
The package, which took three years to finalize, is the latest development in a movement aimed at addressing communication skills
in the medical practice, an effort that began back in the '90s, Saab explained.
I consider communication skills
to include not only speaking, but writing, drawing, and conveying a message through technological means.
It was found that interviewees perceived teaching communication skills
as something very important and interesting but challenging and difficult.
Research findings showed that there are negatively correlated between communication skills
of managers by selecting a control and avoidance strategy in conflict management at the alpha level of 0/05, positively correlated between communication skills
by conflict strategies in conflict management at the alpha level of 0/05 (Table 2).
Professional experience in conducting trainings for adults on Communication skills
As previously noted, the 1989 white paper called for an increased focus on the communication skills
of practicing accountants.
Literature shows a number of studies on the attitude of medical students towards learning communication skills
in the western context, (7,8) but hardly any in Indian context.
1 The patient rating of the physician communication skills
is still a predictor for patient satisfaction2 and standardized patients are considered as a tool to evaluate the physician communication skills
Dr Louise Ferguson also called for refurbishing the communication skills
2009) findings indicate there is positive and significant relation between communication skills
and their efficiency in managers' viewpoint.