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A Guide to Successful Clinical Consultations

Duration of the course: 60 mins
Track: Clinical

About The Course


Discover a framework that is satisfying for both clinicians and patients.
Duration: 60mins

What is something you do every day as a clinician, but have rarely given any thought to how it should be done? The structure and content of your consultations!

If you would like your clinical consultations to be more satisfying, this webinar is for you. Rarely taught, a planned approach to clinical consultations is vital to success – allowing you to provide great patient care and making the encounter more satisfying for you as the clinician as well as for the patient.

Doctors, Nurses and Allied Health professionals of all career stages are invited to join Cape Institute’s Dr Peter Silberberg in conversation with Australian medical educator and experienced clinical communicator, Dr Hilton Koppe, as they discuss how to avoid consultation unhappiness.

This webinar will help demystify the magic of a successful consultation. It will provide you with a framework to assist you to improve on something you are doing numerous times every day while ensuring you do not miss important patient cues. You will also learn how to work more efficiently and reduce your risk of burn out.

One hour of your time could have a positive impact on your workday, multiple times everyday.

What you will learn

At the completion of this webinar you will learn:

  • How to use a framework for structuring a clinical consultation.
  • How to improve your communication skills.
  • How to improve your examination skills.
  • How to ensure you do not miss important aspects of a consultation.

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Course Instructor

Dr Peter Silberberg
Dr Peter Silberberg Cape Institute Educator & GP

Peter is a GP who trained in the Northern Territory before moving to the North Coast of NSW in 2009. He currently works as a GP in a small coastal town and also an Aboriginal Medical Service. He has over 14 years experience in medical education, whether it be medical students, GP registrars or colleagues. Peter strives for engaging, transformative and enjoyable learning experiences and is a passionate educator.

Dr Hilton Koppe
Dr Hilton Koppe General Practitioner

Dr Hilton Koppe is a general practitioner/family physician in Lennox Head and has been a country doctor since 1988. Hilton has combined medical practice with teaching medical students, doctors-in-training and experienced clinicians.