Patient Psychology and Counselling Skills

Course Code: HIS 124

Academic Year: 2023-2024

Students explore the individual, familial, and societal impacts of hearing loss on a psychological, emotional, and social level. Students formulate the necessary skills to connect with patients on an empathetic, culturally sensitive, and professional level. Students become adept at in-depth case history taking and having goal-oriented discussions to motivate patients in their hearing rehabilitation. Students apply principles of patient centered care with various easy to understand terminology and communication strategies. Lastly, students prepare how to effectively manage questioning or objectionable family members and patients.