Online Communication Curriculum

How does DocCom improve learning?
Each of the 42 multimedia
modules demonstrate fundamental and advanced interactional skills, while providing users with knowledge, skills review and opportunities for reflection.Through interactive videos, physicians demonstrate encounters with standardized patients and provide text and video commentary on the interview. These real-world scenarios challenge learners to develop sensitivity to differing communication styles and difficult situations and improves their ability to respond respectfully and skillfully. 

What skills does DocCom cover?
Modules address a range of communication and relationship-centered topics, ranging from core interviewing skills to advanced competencies. DocCom also covers psychosocial issues such as alcoholism, domestic violence, depression, behavior change and somatization, and professional issues such as mistakes, boundaries, mindfulness, teamwork and self-care. Click here to view the online interactive features by accessing four FREE demo modules.

How can I bring DocCom to my organization or school?
DocCom offers a variety of subscription plans for individuals, institutions and libraries, with typical pricing as low as $40 per user. Visit the subscription page for information and to place an order. DocCom is designed to improve communication competencies considered essential by the Health and Medicine Division (HMD) of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) and the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME). 

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