MAAS – Global Rating List for Consultation Skills of Doctors

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Language: English

Profession: Medicine

Level of Learner: Undergraduate, Postgraduate

Type of Tool: Facilitator guide

Assessment Topic(s): Observer

What to Teach / Assess Topic(s): Gathering information, Giving information, Relationship building

Brief description:

Instrument for the observation of provider-patient encounters including three sections: section 1: communication skills for phases of the encounter; section 2: general communication skills; section 3: medical aspects; 17 items using a 7-point scale Reference: Van Thiel J, et al. Reliability and feasibility of measuring medical interviewing skills: the revised Maastricht history-taking and advice checklist. Med Educ 1991; 25(3):224-9. Ram P et al. Assessment of general practitioners by video observation of communicative and medical perfomance in daily practice: issues of validity, reliability and feasibility. Med Educ. 1999; 33:447-454.

Author(s) and Affiliation(s): van Thiel J Kraan HF Van Der Vleuten CP