History Taking/Interviewing Techniques


Techniques of patient interviewing and medical history taking as they apply to pediatric, adult, and geriatric patients in a variety of settings. The components of a complete medical history are introduced in the classroom setting and then reinforced with practical application in a laboratory environment. An attitude of respect for others, adherence to the concepts of privilege and confidentiality in communicating with patients, and a commitment to the patient's welfare are reinforced.(Formerly PHA310) 2 Credits (1 Lecture - 3 Lab) Fall Only.