Journal article

Finding common ground: meta-synthesis of communication frameworks found in patient communication, supervision and simulation literature

Matthew Jon Links, Leonie Watterson, Peter Martin, Stephanie O'Regan, Elizabeth Molloy

BMC Medical Education | BMC | Published : 2020

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Effective communication between patients-clinicians, supervisors-learners and facilitators-participants within a simulation is a key priority in health profession education. There is a plethora of frameworks and recommendations to guide communication in each of these contexts, and they represent separate discourses with separate communities of practice and literature. Finding common ground within these frameworks has the potential to minimise cognitive load and maximise efficiency, which presents an opportunity to consolidate messages, strategies and skills throughout a communication curriculum and the possibility of expanding the research agenda regarding communication, feedback..

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