AffiliationUniversity of Derby
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AbstractLanguage is a vital means of communication and education plays a key role in developing both our general language capabilities but also our use of "Professional language". Learning a professional language is like being inducted into the profession through the shared use of arcane and often obscure words and terminology. What makes sense to a “Professional" could well be gobbledygook/meaningless/nonsense to anyone else. This CPD activity is designed to encourage us to think about how we speak and communicate. In a multicultural country we have to be aware of both how we communicate and also how colleagues and patients are communicating.
CitationBryson, D. (2016) 'Professional Language: Understanding and being understood'. Journal of Visual Communication in Medicine. 39(3-4): 158-159.
PublisherTaylor & Francis
JournalJournal of Visual Communication in Medicine
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