Astute Doctor

Course Overview

Patient-Centered Information Gathering

Deep insights about symptom nature and severity

Earlier and more accurate diagnoses

Increase patient understanding

Greater adherence to treatment strategies

Reduce anxiety for patients and their families

Improve patient satisfaction

Physician-patient communication. Physician and older female patient communicating at bedside

CME Accredited

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The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson

designates this enduring material for a maximum of

1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM

Learn How To:

Facilitate patient-centered encounters

Understand the problem from the patient’s perspective

Conduct an information-rich conversation

Quickly uncover critical disease information

Encourage patients to elaborate

Understand the patient’s experience of illness

Demonstrate empathy

Clarify and summarize information gathered

Course Structure

Pre-course Activity

Chapter 1: Gathering the right patient information

Chapter 2: Questions that make a difference

Chapter 3: Techniques for maximizing patient elaboration

Chapter 4: Confirming a shared understanding

Chapter 5: Course Posttest

Chapter 6: References

Purchase Options

Buy single course or premium bundle

Volume discounts for groups of 10+

Resident version available (no CME)