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Communication for Healthcare Professionals

October 18, 2017 @ 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until November 29, 2017

Starts Wednesday, September 27  

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

You will study in the classroom and online in this course. You will spend one evening in class and 8-10 hours online each week.

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

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

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


October 18, 2017
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120
Halifax, Nova Scotia