08 - 09 Jun 2018

Communication Skills

Led by Dr. Monika Gniadecka the founder of the Herlev Hudklinik in Copenhagen, Dr. Françoise Poot and Prof. Uwe Gieler the well estimated experts from European Society for Dermatology and Psychiatry, this Communication Skills course will provide you with effective solutions on various interactions with your patients and staff.

Informing patients about life threatening diagnoses, communicating with cosmetic dermatology patients and treatment adherence are some of the many topics which will be covered by our distinguished panel of speakers.

Participants are encouraged to mail prior to the course their own cases on problems in communication for discussion/problem solving for the course workshop on the second day.

Communication skills will be trained during the workshop  the second day of the course.

Dr. Françoise Poot (BE)

Prof. Uwe Gieler (DE)

Dr. Christopher Rowland Payne (UK)

Dr. Georges Reuter (FR)

Dr. Bettina Ryll (SE)

Dr. Rolf Ostendorf (DE)


Brussels, Belgium


EADV Resident courses are for dermatology and venereology residents (both EADV members and non EADV members).

Selected candidates will receive free registration and the educational material which was presented during the course. EADV also offers accommodation, catering and a social event during the course.

EADV members will benefit from an educational grant, to be eligible for the grant annual membership dues must be settled one month prior to the course.

The selection of candidates is made based on CVs, year of residency and the amount of courses previously attended.

The registration deadline will close at 23h59 (GMT+1) the day before the registration deadline (ex: registration deadline 15 January 2017 – the registrations will close on 14 January 2017 at 23h59).


Friday 8 June 2018

  • 13:00 / 14:00 Introduction, presentations and participant expectations   -   Dr. Monika Gniadecka, Dr. Françoise Poot, Prof. Uwe Gieler
  • 14:00 / 15:00 How your patients would like to be treated   -   Dr. Bettina Ryll
  • 15:00 / 15:30 Break
  • 15:30 / 17:30 Fundamental communication skills   -   Dr. Françoise Poot, Prof. Uwe Gieler, Dr. Monika Gniadecka
  • 17:30 / 18:15 How to inform your patients about life threatening diagnoses   -   Dr. Françoise Poot
  • 19:30 / 22:00 Dinner

Saturday 9 June 2018

  • 08:00 / 09:00 Treatment adherence - How to increase treatment success   -   Dr. Françoise Poot, Prof. Uwe Gieler, Dr. Monika Gniadecka
  • 09:00 / 10:00 How to communicate with cosmetic dermatology patients   -   Dr. Christopher Rowland Payne
  • 10:00 / 10:15 Break
  • 10:15 / 12:00 Interactions between doctors and staff & interactions amongst staff   -   Dr. Rolf Ostendorf, Dr. Georges Reuter
  • 12:00 / 12:30 Lunch
  • 12:30 / 14:30 Participants present difficult communication cases
  • 14:30 / 16:00 Group workshops on solving problematic cases
  • 16:00 / 16:15 Break
  • 16:15 / 18:15 Presentation of case solutions   -   Dr. Françoise Poot, Prof. Uwe Gieler, Dr. Georges Reuter, Dr. Rolf Ostendorf, Dr. Monika Gniadecka
  • 18:15 / 18:30 Conclusions and evaluations
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