Online Course: Closure of the Medical Interview
Effectively close your session using the Calgary-Cambridge Model
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Communication is one of the most effective tools a physiotherapist has to assist the patient with their ailments. The Calgary-Cambridge model will walk you through each aspect of the session for the most effective time management and information gathering. This course focuses on the final stage of the session, how to close the session and is the last course in the Communication and the Medical Interview Programme.
This course will guide you through the final phase of your medical interview, giving you useful tools and guidelines to close the session.
This course is made up of videos, reading, forum posts and a final quiz. The course content is split into the following sections:
- Reading activity
This course is aimed at Physiotherapy and Physical Therapy clinicians, students and assistants. Other interested professionals such as athletic trainers, occupational therapists, nurses or medical doctors interested in this subject are also invited to participate.
Hours of Learning - No deadlines are applied to this course and it can be started and completed in your own time according to your personal schedule. We expect the required elements to take around 1.5 hours depending on your schedule and learning style. Additionally there are many optional resources provided and if you choose to review these the course could take longer to complete.
Types of Activities - Reading Physiopedia pages, journal articles, book chapters. Watching videos. Attempting quizzes. Participating in an international discussion forum.
Certificates - At the end of the course, when you have completed all of the required elements, you will be able to download a certificate of completion and 1.3 Physioplus points will be added to your personalised learning dashboard.
Requirements to complete this course
In order to complete this course and receive a course completion certificate plus CEUs/CCUs/CPD points you will need to:
- Respect the Physioplus Community Culture.
- Log all the required learning activities as complete (represented by the orange icons!).
- Actively and appropriately participate in the course discussions.
- Pass a final quiz with a score of 80% or more.
- Complete a course evaluation form.
At the end of this course you will be able to:
- list 3 objectives of closing the session
- list 2 outcomes of closing the session
- differentiate between arrangement and final concern sequence
- justify the use of the 2 methods to close the session conclusively using the Calgary-Cambridge Guide