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Table 2 Item-list for Arizona Communication Interview Rating Scale (ACIR)

From: Observed communication skills: how do they relate to the consultation content? A nation-wide study of graduate medical students seeing a standardized patient for a first-time consultation in a general practice setting

  1 2 3 4 5
Items (lowest score) (highest score)
1. Organization
2. Timeline
3. Transitional utterances
4. Open questioning
5. Smooth progress
6. Avoiding repetition
7. Summarizing
8. Understandable information
9. Documentation
10. Eye contact
11. Attentiveness
12. Response to concerns
13. Feed-back
14. Additional questions