Enhancing Communication with Patients and Families in the Hospital Setting
Communication is the most common “procedure” in medicine. The ability to communicate openly and with compassion is essential, please join us to hear pediatric neuropsychologist Dr. Brandon Korman provide practical guidance to enable clinicians to communicate effectively.
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Primary Care Physicians, Family Practice Physicians, Emergency Medicine Physicians, Neurologists, Psychiatrists, Social Workers, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners and other interested clinical care providers.
- Describe why provider-patient communication is so important and when it is “good enough.”
- Identify how cultural background, family dynamics and other psychosocial factors can affect the communication process, and how meeting families where they are facilitates positive interactions.
- Consider the importance of developmental factors and use them to improve messaging and compliance.
- Discuss the power of empathy as a universal communication tool, and describe the strengths and weaknesses of various communication strategies.
Brandon M. Korman, Psy.D., Ph.D., ABPP
Nicklaus Children's Hospital
Brandon M. Korman, Psy.D., Ph.D., ABPP, faculty for this educational activity, has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies* to disclose, and has indicated that the presentation or discussion will not include off-label or unapproved product usage.
Barry M. Crown, Ph.D., FACPN, conference director for this educational activity, has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies* to disclose.
Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose with ineligible companies.*
*Ineligible companies – Companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.
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