On October 26, 2023, the fourth-stage students of the Biomedical Sciences Department embarked on a unique learning journey, as they were given an insightful seminar on ‘‘Communication Skills’’ by Assistant Prof. Dr. Saleem Saeed Zangana, an esteemed Consultant General Surgeon at PAKY Hospital.
Dr. Salim Zangana, who welcomed the students, is renowned for his expertise in the medical field and exceptional communication skills. He graciously shared his knowledge and experiences with eager students. The seminar focused on the vital role of effective communication in the healthcare sector, emphasizing the significance of empathy and active listening when interacting with patients and colleagues.
During the seminar, Dr. Zangana underscored the importance of developing strong communication skills as an essential aspect of providing quality healthcare. He provided practical insights and real-life examples, illustrating how these skills can enhance the patient-doctor relationship, lead to better diagnoses, and ultimately improve patient outcomes.
The students actively participated in the seminar and engaged in discussions and practical exercises, aimed at honing their communication skills. They eagerly absorbed Dr. Zangana’s wisdom, recognizing that these skills will not only benefit their academic pursuits but will also prepare them for successful careers in the biomedical field.
This seminar was a remarkable opportunity for the students to learn from an expert in the field and to appreciate the value of effective communication skills in the healthcare sector. As they move forward in their educational and professional journeys, the lessons from this seminar will undoubtedly serve as a strong foundation for their future success in the biomedical sciences.
The Biomedical Sciences Department’s commitment to providing students with such enriching experiences highlights Cihan University-Erbil’s dedication to producing well-rounded, competent, and compassionate healthcare professionals.