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2 . 2023



A high-quality exchange of information between a doctor and a patient is a necessary condition for their effective interaction. The communication skills of a doctor, including at the stage of his formation, must be constantly improved, including through their constant development. The authors present the results of a study of evaluating the effectiveness of simulation courses aimed at improving the communicative competence of students of the medical faculty. In the course of a week-long course with input and output control of students’ knowledge, it was shown that the identification of typical communication errors in simulation conditions with their subsequent correction in practical classes is an effective method for ameliorating the communication skills of future specialists. The introduction of simulation practices in the training of medical students makes it possible to form the competencies necessary for this, which in the future can significantly increase both compliance and immediate and long-term results of patient treatment.

Keywords:communicative competence; doctor’s communication skills; medical deontology; ethical norms; professional communication; simulation technologies

Funding. The study had no sponsor support.

Conflict of interest. The authors declare no conflict of interest.

For citation: Fomina A.V., Gorbatova K.V., Kelyamova K.E., Ivanova E.A. Identification of typical mistakes in communication between a doctor and a patient in simulation conditions and ways to overcome them. Meditsinskoe obrazovanie i professional’noe razvitie [Medical education and professional development]. 2023; 14 (2): 8–18. DOI: (in Russian)


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Balkizov Zalim Zamirovich
Secretary General of the Russian Society of Medical Education Specialists, Director of the Institute of Training of Medical Education Specialists of the Russian Medical Academy of Continuing Professional Education, 125993, Moscow, Russian Federation, Professor of the Department of Vocational Education and Educational Technologies of the N.I. Pirogov RNIMU of the MOH of Russia, CEO of GEOTAR-Med, Advisor President of the National Medical Chamber, Moscow, Russian Federation

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