Communications skills

Course Information
TitleΕπικοινωνιακές δεξιότητες / Communications skills
CodeΤΙΜΚΠΒ010
FacultyHealth Sciences
SchoolMedicine
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorZoi Tsimtsiou
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID600020189

Programme of Study: PPS Social-Preventive Medicine and Quality in Healthcare

Registered students: 22
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreElective Courses215

Class Information
Academic Year2022 – 2023
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Class ID
600222646
Course Type 2021
Skills Development
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction)
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
- Introduction to the Calgary-Cambridge method of medical history taking - Role-playing - Demanding situations in communication: The difficult patient - Announcing unpleasant news - Balint groups - Developing empathy skills using film media - The power of storytelling
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Video lectures
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures522.1
Reading Assigment401.6
Tutorial120.5
Written assigments200.8
Exams10.0
Total1255
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
Last Update
26-08-2022