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Communication for Healthcare Professionals

January 8 @ 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

This program is for healthcare professionals: doctors, nurses, pharmacists, dentists, etc. You will increase your workplace communication skills for patient-centered care.

In this course, you will practice:

  • Spoken patient communication for consultations, including: building rapport, conducting patient consultations, understanding patient concerns, showing empathy, offering reliable advice and focusing on ethics and patient recovery
  • Spoken communication for multidisciplinary healthcare teams, including: working as a team and being culturally sensitive
  • Written communication for notes, form-filling and emails

This 12-week course is helpful for healthcare professionals looking to improve their communication skills and function effectively in a Canadian healthcare setting.

January 8 – March 26

You will study in the classroom and online:

  • Classroom: Tuesdays, 5:30 – 8:30 pm
  • Online: 8-10 hours each week

A minimum of Canadian Language Benchmark of 6 (CLB 6) is required to attend.

Contact Andrea for more information: language@isans.ca or (902) 406-8656.


January 8
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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ISANS Joseph Howe
2717 Joseph Howe Drive, Second Floor
Halifax, Nova Scotia