Conversations in Ethics – The Science of Empathy
The benefits of empathy in medical practice include improved patient satisfaction and health outcomes. However, empathy not only affects satisfaction and outcomes, but has significant effects on healthcare providers as well.
Please join us as Nancy Eklund, M.D., explores the psychology and physiology of empathy and provides strategies to implement empathic skills into clinical practice.
Physicians, Psychologists, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Social Workers, Respiratory Therapists, Clinical Chaplains, Medical Students, Registered Dietitians and other interested healthcare professionals.
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|Live: Baptist Hospital - 5 MCVI|
|Videoconference: Homestead Hospital - Boardroom|
|Videoconference: South Miami Hospital - Classroom F|
|Videoconference: Mariners Hospital - Executive Conference Room|
- Explain the physiology of empathy and describe its physical and psychological modifiers.
- Define and differentiate empathy, sympathy, and compassion.
- Describe the benefits empathy has on patients, healthcare providers, and health systems.
- Implement empathic skills into clinical practice.
Nancy Eklund, M.D.
Miami Center for Holistic Healing
Chair, South Miami Clinical Ethics Committee
Baptist & South Miami Hospitals
Nancy Eklund, M.D., indicated that neither she nor her spouse/partner has relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies, and she will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in her presentation or discussion.
Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
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Baptist Health South Florida designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This activity has been approved for 1 credit hour, CE Broker Course # 20-126977, by the Florida Boards of Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine and Psychology (1 hour), and by the Florida Council of Physician Assistants.
This activity has also been approved for 1 credit for Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Dietitians, Occupational Therapy, Respiratory Care (personal growth) and Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling. Baptist Health South Florida CE Broker Provider #50-182.
- 1.00 Florida Board of Dietitians
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
- 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
- 1.00 Florida Board of Occupational Therapy
- 1.00 Florida Board of Psychology
- 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
- 1.00 Florida Board of Clinical Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Mental Health Counselors
- 1.00 General certificate of attendance
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