2023-2024 / MEDE3002-1

Introduction to the patient-doctor relationship


5h Th

Number of credits

 Bachelor in medicine1 crédit 


Bernard Lambermont

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the second semester


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

Communication is a key element of our modern world and constitutes a treatment in its own right. It can be voluntary or involuntary, is unique and irreversible. Communicating well is not a gift but a skill. 

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

The objective of this course is the learning of communication in the relationship between the doctor and the patient.

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

The course consists of a theroetical cours (2h) with the participation of doctors specialized in this field and is based on workshops organized by group (2h).

Mode of delivery (face to face, distance learning, hybrid learning)

Face-to-face course

Recommended or required readings

A 30-minute video posted on e-campus must be viewed before attending the course.

Exam(s) in session

Any session

- In-person

written exam ( multiple-choice questionnaire, open-ended questions )

Additional information:

The exam consists of a written exam ( multiple-choice questionnaire and/or open-ended questions ).
Attendance at practical work in cardio-respiratory semiology and therapeutic communication is mandatory. Any unjustified absence from practical work is penalized by a withdrawal of 5 points from the exam.

Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course



Association of one or more MOOCs

There is no MOOC associated with this course.

Additional information:

The course is placed in the form of a powerpoint and pdf file on e-campus. The link to the video to watch before attending the course is also posted on e-campus.