Medical Encounter and Medical InterviewEdit
1. Compare and contrast the two purposes of the medical encounter and the three functions of the medical interview.
The two purposes of the medical encounter are to relieve suffering and to maximize function.
The three functions of the medical interview are to gather and understand data, to educate and motivate, and to develop rapport.
2. Identify and demonstrate aspects of active listening:
a. non-verbal behaviors that contribute to communicationEdit
Behavior that BEFITS a physician: Body Posture
Facial Expression Inflection Touch Space
b. verbal techniques that enhance objective, precise, and reliable information-gatheringEdit
FOCUS on active listening
Facilitations Open ended questions Clarification Understanding Surveying
PrEP for more information
Priorities for the Patient
Expectations that the patient has
Patient's ideas about the meaning of the illness
c. basic skills that convey respect, genuineness, and empathy===
REALLY PREPARE for understanding
3. Practice the above techniques in small group exercises, observe others using the techniques in interviews, and receive and provide feedback.
After the patient presentation and wrap-up session, the student will be able to:
1. Take a thorough dietary history from a patient.
2. Obtain an exercise history from a patient.
3. Determine the eating habits of an obese patient.
4. Talk to a patient about weight gain and loss and explain how to keep a dietary log.
5. Obtain a history of treatment and interventions that a patient has tried for weight loss.