TRENDS OF COMMUNICATION SKILLS AMONG MEDICAL COLLEGE STUDENTS

1- DR. ABEEHA KHALID, JINNAH HOSPITAL LAHORE
2- DR. AQIBA SANA, INDUS HOSPITAL MANAWAN CAMPUS LAHORE
3- DR. RASHIDA AZIZ, SHIFA INTERNATIONAL HOSPITAL ISLAMABAD

Corresponding Author: Dr. Aqiba Sana, Indus hospital Manawan campus Lahore, aqibasana@gmail.com
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.4013750
Cite this article as: Khalid A, Sana A, Aziz R. Trends of communication skills among medical college students. Int. J. Med. Dent. Allied Health Sci. 2020;2(8). 272-76

ABSTRACT: Good communication is of crucial importance to obtain these aims. It is the act of conveying meanings from one entity or group to another using mutually understood signs, symbols, and semiotic rules. This survey study was conducted among medical and dental college students. All the students were asked to fill the Communication Skills Attitude Scale (CSAS) questions. A total of 100 medical and dental students participated in the study. There were 72 males and 28 females. The mean age was 22.41±1.89 years. The overall values of communication skills attitude scale revealed positive attitude of students towards learning.

Keywords: Communication Skills, Medical, Dental, Students