Learning Module:

Are We Asking the Right Questions?




Practice Management




Ricardo Mitrani

A treatment plan is based on case facts, but how do you learn all the facts? By asking the right questions! In this module, Dr. Mitrani discusses the importance, and often overlooked life skill, of asking good questions of patients, practice staff and interdisciplinary team members. Increase your confidence and participate more effectively in key decisions when you learn how to ask better questions. Study club members participate in several group exercises using the Question Formulation Technique for a real-life clinical case and are educated on the thought processes involved in asking questions.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand how asking better questions leads to improved connections with patients, staff and interdisciplinary team members.
  • How to use the Question Formulation Technique to produce good questions.
  • Understand the thought processes involved to produce better questions.

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