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Official data in SubjectManager for the following academic year: 2020-2021

Course director

Dr. István Zoltán KISS (istvan.kiss@aok.pte.hu), professor

Department of Public Health Medicine

Subject data

Code of subject: OSF-MEG-T  |  1 credit  |  Dentistry |  Optional module  |  spring

Prerequisites: -

Number of hours/semester

12 lectures + 0 practices + 0 seminars = total of 12 hours

Course headcount limitations

min. 5 – max. 15 person


Interpersonal skills and knowing ourselves are necessary for our medical profession and efficient work, to have a successful life, great life quality, excellent study results and successful exams. In our course students can learn methods that can help them to improve their everyday functions and contribute to their positive mental health.


  • 1. Basics of communication. - Dr. Horváth-Sarródi Andrea
  • 2. Communication in different situations. - Dr. Horváth-Sarródi Andrea
  • 3. Methods of knowing ourselves. - Dr. Horváth-Sarródi Andrea
  • 4. Basics of group dynamics. - Dr. Horváth-Sarródi Andrea
  • 5. Background and characteristics of conflicts. - Dr. Horváth-Sarródi Andrea
  • 6. Conflict management. - Dr. Horváth-Sarródi Andrea
  • 7. Communication situations during medical studies. - Dr. Horváth-Sarródi Andrea
  • 8. Aim of communacation situations. Hidden communication, recognizing the "script" in the background. - Dr. Horváth-Sarródi Andrea
  • 9. Efficient communacation methods I. - Dr. Horváth-Sarródi Andrea
  • 10. Efficient communacation methods II. - Dr. Horváth-Sarródi Andrea
  • 11. The Gordon model. - Dr. Horváth-Sarródi Andrea
  • 12. Using the "I-statements". - Dr. Horváth-Sarródi Andrea



Reading material

Obligatory literature

Literature developed by the Department

Neptun Meet Street


Recommended literature

Marshall B. Rosenberg: Nonviolent communication. A language of life.

Conditions for acceptance of the semester

Maximum of 15 % absence allowed

Mid-term exams

Neptun Meet Street

Making up for missed classes


Exam topics/questions

Neptun Meet Street


Instructor / tutor of practices and seminars