A toolkit for a workshop-based approach to teaching health professionals about empathy. Includes video simulations of empathic interventions by a range of health professionals; workshop plan and resources; comprehensive bibliography related to the project.
Healthtalkonline.org is a UK based charity which interviews real patients and families about health conditions and experiences.
How can you use this resource in your teaching?
Provide students with a link to the most useful page/s for their learning.
Share a vignette in your teaching.
Engage students in a discussion (in class, by blog, use a discussion forum) about the reported patient or family experience.
Finding a page to use
The ‘a-z of conditions‘ (top right on the homepage) provides a list of topics covered.
The main structure is: Category (Heart disease); Type (High blood pressure); then Popular topic (Changes to diet) or People’s Stories (all interviews).
Need more help
Click the ‘How to use this site…‘ (bottom centre of the homepage) link for instructions.