Curriculum | Communication Skills and Personality Development | B. Sc. (Nutrition & Dietetics) | First Year

BND 1st Year
Communication Skills and Personality Development 
Theory: 80 hours
Course DescriptionGUIDELINES TO STUDY THE SUBJECT:

  1. LANGUAGE LEARNING IS NOT ASSOCIATED WITH SOME MECHANICAL LEARNING. IT IS JUST AN ACQUISITION OF THE LANGUAGE. SO, IN ORDER TO LEARN LANGUAGE AND COMMUNICATION IT IS ALWAYS SUGGESTED TO EXPERIENCE THE LANGUAGE.
  2. TO EXPERIENCE THE LANGUAGE IT IS VERY ESSENTIAL FOR STUDENTS TO CO-RELATE THEIR CLASSROOM LEARNING WITH THEIR OUTSIDE WORK.
  3. ONCE THEY CO-RELATE THEIR BOTH CLASSROOM AND OUTSIDE LEARNING, THERE WILL BE PERFECTION IN LANGUAGE LEARNING.
  4. CONTINUOUS MOTIVATIONAL APPROACH HAS TO BE ADOPTED SO THAT STUDENTS CAN BE ACTIVE PARTICIPANTS DURING THE COURSEOF LANGUAGE ACQUISITION.

 

COURSE OBJECTIVES & LEARNING OUTCOMES:
COURSE OBJECTIVES:

  • TO DEVELOP COMMUNICATION SKILLS AS WELL AS POSITIVE PERSONALITY TRAITS
  • TO ACQUIRE A LANGUAGE SUITABLE FOR TECHNICAL COMMUNICATION
  • TO INCULCATE THE HABIT OF REGULAR READING AND WRITING.

LEARNING OUTCOMES:

  • THEY WILL BE ABLE TO WRITE SIMPLE AND CORRECT SENTENCES.
  • THEY WILL ABLE TO WRITE PAPERS, PROPOSALS, REPORTS ETC
  • THEY WILL BE ABLE TO APPRECIATE ANY PIECE OF WRITING AND COMPREHEND IT.
S.no Contents Learning objectives
(At the end of session the student should be able to )

Teaching Guidelines
(To Cover)

Methodology Time
Introduction:

Communication
,Types of communication
,principles of Communication,

Barriers in Communication

At the end of the session students will understand the basic concept of communication, its need in current scenario & how communication is important for a doctor or a medical person. Very Brief Description of communication & its importance.
How to overcome from barriers to communication?
Effect & side effect of communication.
Kinds of communication, process of communication, channel of communication.
Cross culture and organizational  communication
Oral explanation using PowerPoint presentation, class topic presentation, group presentation & picture & cue cards reading.

 

10hr
    At the end of the session students will have clear concept of different kinds & the uses of communication. And methods & strategies or effective communication. Enumerate and explain

Physical Methods of Communication
Uses of technical devices in modern communication

Oral explanation using PowerPoint presentation. Lecture. Self notes & important notes from syllabus covered books.
Tutorials
10hr
Review of Grammar:

Types of Sentence,
Parts of Speech in brief,
Transformation and Synthesis of Sentences,
Verb and Tense Forms,
Voice.
Direct & Indirect speech.
Phonetics

 

At the end of the session students will have basic knowledge of.
Sentence & its kind.
Parts of speech & their uses for correct writing.
Change the sentences from one form to another.
Verbs & their uses for correct tense.
Change the sentences from direct to indirect
Phonetics
Explain very briefly  about all kinds of sentences
Enumerated Parts of Speech briefly.
Explain very briefly  Simple compound &  complex sentences
Describe the verbs, present, past & perfect participle.
Enumerated tense & its kind.
Explain very briefly Active & passive voice.
Enumerated direct & indirect speech with its changing methodology from one sentence to another.
Explain very briefly the phonetic mode of language & importance in current scenario.
Oral explanation using PowerPoint presentation.
Tutorials
Group Discussion
Class exercise
Hard & soft copy practice.
Student’s class presentation.
Individual & group presentation.
10hr
Vocabulary:
Medical Terminology ,
Idioms and Phrases,
Common Errors,
Use of Dictionary for Learning to Pronounce,

Word Formation : by adding Prefixes & Suffixes

 

At the end of the session students will have basic knowledge of medical terminology.

Sentence formation by  Idioms and Phrases
Correction of the sentences.
Use of Dictionary for language learning & proper understanding of their pronounce.
Word formation & vocabulary building by Prefix & Suffix.

Explain very briefly about all medical terminology & its kind & uses.
Enumerated Idioms and Phrases,

Explain very briefly Simple compound & complex sentences & their correction.
Describe the verbs, present, past & perfect participle with an appropriate use.
Enumerated tense & its kind.
Enumerated prefix &suffix with its changing methodology from one sentence to another.

Oral explanation using PowerPoint presentation.
Class Lectures
Tutorials
Written practices.
(Hard & soft)

Group Discussion
Class exercise
Hard & soft copy practice.
Student’s class presentation.
Individual & group presentation.

10hr
Spoken   English:

Audience Psychology & Presentation Skills

Using Non-verbal Communication

 

Interview techniques

Discussion

Debate

Telephonic Conversation

 

At the end of the session students will be able to understand different audience psychology.
They will understand presentation skills & art of best presentation to present during conference (National & International).
Certain exercises for verbal & non-verbal communication & its importance in medical education.
Interview & its need in modern professionalism, its kind & how to attend an interview?
Group discussion & its need in modern hospital scenario.
Debate and its need
What is telephonic communication? How is this important in current medical & other hospital field?
What is psychology?
Need of psychology.
Importance & methodology of verbal & non-verbal communication in medical.
Communication important for doctors.
Interview   strategies & their need in modern scenario.
Difference b/w GD and Debate.
Need of telephonic communication.
Its kind, importance & necessary for doctors.
Oral explanation   & PowerPoint presentation,
class topic presentation, group presentation & picture & cue cards reading.
Class GD & debate ,
Class interview activities & student’s individual presentation.
Class telephonic communication & interview activities.
20hr
Writing    Skills:
Précis Writing,
Letter Writing,
C V  Writing,
Listening, Reading, Comprehension (Exercise of prescribed short answers)

Preparation of Report,
Note Taking
Note Making

At the end of the session students will be able to understand written communication & its importance in current scenario.
To understand different forms of written communication :
Précis, Letter, CV writing & Resume writing.
Report writing & its need in current medical scenario.
Need of note making & note taking.
Briefly cover the following topics:
How to write a letter & a good précis?
Need of good writing skills for a doctor & nursing staff.
Improve reading & listening skills.
Short paragraph & note making.
Prepare good hospital note
Patient’s communication.
Dialogue b/w a patient, a doctor and a nursing staff.

 

Oral explanation by: PowerPoint presentation.
Class Lectures, Certain written exercises.
Application, letter ,précis, cv & other forms of Written communication

Practices.
(Hard & soft)

Group Discussion
Class exercise class, Individual & group presentation.
A dialogue b/w faculty and students related to hospital communication & routine working activities.

20hr
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