ERIC Number: EJ284140
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983-Jul
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Family Medicine: Reassessment of Two Educational Objectives.
Christensen, Danis J.
Journal of Medical Education, v58 n7 p587-89 Jul 1983
Emphasis on family medicine has resulted in three problems: definition, discrepancies between objectives and practice, and the lack of a specialized body of knowledge. Training should concentrate on simple but more effective goals, enhanced compassion and empathy, and improved communication skills, understanding of emotional needs, and counseling skills. (MSE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Opinion Papers
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