Patient Counseling Event (PCE)

Patient counselling is a very important aspect of the pharmacy profession. Patient counselling is at the center of the professional contract between pharmacists and patients; without adequate and proper counselling, patients cannot obtain full therapeutic benefits from medications. The patient counselling event (PCE) is a platform through which pharmacy students can practice with one another and develop their patient counselling skills.

Patient counselling is a very important aspect of the pharmacy profession. Patient counselling is at the center of the professional contract between pharmacists and patients; without adequate and proper counselling, patients cannot obtain full therapeutic benefits from medications.
Why patient counselling?

  1. The patient counselling event (PCE) is a platform through which pharmacy students can practice with one another and develop their patient counselling skills.

Rounds - Prelims and Finals. Teams shortlisted in Prelims will participate in Finals. For prelims, the case would be given 48hrs prior event whereas for finals, the case would be given 12hrs prior to the event.
Dates - September 2nd - 3rd, 2017

Step 1 : Pre-event

  1. Each team should comprise of a maximum 4 students. (Roles - physician, pharmacist, patient and patient care taker).
  2. The case scenarios will be provided to the participants before the event and the team should divide themselves according to the mentioned roles.

Step 2 : Event

  1. Participants should arrive at least five minutes before their actual counselling session.
  2. Participants are given the time to start with their counselling. The session is of 5 minutes per team and later a 2 minutes time slot for evaluator for Q&A and to provide the feedback for the presented participants.

Step3 : Evaluation

  1. Evaluation criteria - Communication, Presentation; Subject - how clearly and concise the counsellor is presenting to the patient, Patience and body language, How well did the patient get the knowledge and counselled.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
     
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