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



General Information Specialists:

EADV Specialist courses are for dermatology and venereology specialists (both EADV members and non EADV members).

Participants will receive the educational material which was presented during the course, catering and a social event during the course.

Registration Fee (EADV Members): 400€
Registration Fee (Non EADV Members): 650€


The registration deadline will close at 23h59 (GMT+1) the day before the registration deadline (ex: registration deadline 31 January 2000 – the registrations will close on 30 January 2000 at 23h59).

Should you be registering on behalf of the person who will be attending the course, please ensure you use their personal log in and contact details when filling out the registration form.


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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