AIM: To observe specific details of how the doctor began the consultation with the patient.
INTRODUCTION: Initiating the consultation is one of the most important parts of any interview. The Calgary-Cambridge Guides identify specific skills involved in initiating a consultation, such as preparation, establishing initial rapport, and identifying the reason(s) for the consultation.
INSTRUCTIONS: Watch the introductory section of the video and indicate which of the actions the doctor performed.
Please answer every question before continuing.
Some of these tasks may be more appropriate in a hospital setting so it’s ok that she didn’t do them here. Think about which tasks are appropriate in different contexts.
FOLLOW-UP: Watch the introductory sections of the other videos and check if the doctor does these things.