MSUCOM / SCSStatewide Campus System

Programs in Interpersonal and Communication Skills:

Counseling Patients on Health Care Promotion

Self-directed module for residents on the importance of promoting healthy patient lifestyles and application of behavior modification theories

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Improving Patient Safety Through Handoffs

This program is for residents and program directors. It describes quality and safety concerns involved with handoffs, the current regulatory efforts to address the problem, and how quality improvement techniques can help programs standardize their handof...

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Medical Ethics

Fifteen common aspects of medical ethics are reviewed with approaches and tools for addressing them. The course will improve the resident's ability to recognize and resolve ethical issues in dealing with patients. This course is typically offered in m...

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Medical Spanish Course

A beginning course in Spanish intended for those with no prior knowledge of the language, or as a brief review for those with some knowledge. The emphasis is on Spanish words and phrases used in the clinical setting, to help the medical student or residen...

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Middle Eastern & Muslim Cultural Intelligence Conference

This is a comprehensive and informative program in providing culturally sensitive healthcare services to Middle Eastern & Muslim patients.

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Physician Communication Essentials

This 6-module series covers:


Why it Matters: Myths and Realities of the Relationship between Mental Health, Violence and Muslims

Keynote Speaker: David Schanzer, Co-Director, Institute for Homeland Security Solutions, Associate Professor at Duke University and Director of the Triangle Center on Terrorism and Homeland Security. Also featuring 10 Expert Speakers lecturing on vario...

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