Navigating Difficult Discussions with Patients and Families (Part 1) – Best Practice Tools
Physicians in every clinical specialty engage in serious and difficult discussions with patients and their family members. This course demonstrates communication models that employ an evidence-based framework for communicating serious news. Physicians who utilize effective communication tools when having serious conversations with patients and their family members about their treatment options and possible clinical outcomes can improve clinician self-assessments and patient satisfaction scores.
Physicians who have contact with patients and family members, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Respiratory Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Social Workers and other interested healthcare professionals.
- Effectively navigate high stakes, difficult or emotional discussions with patients and/or their families by implementing communication models that utilize an evidence-based framework for communicating serious news.
Toby C. Campbell, M.D., MSCI
Associate Professor, Medical Oncology and Palliative Medicine
Chief of Palliative Care
Hospice & Palliative Medicine Fellowship Program Director
University of Wisconsin
Toby C. Campbell, M.D., MSCI, indicated that neither he nor his spouse/partner has relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies, and he will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in his presentations or discussions.
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 enduring material 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.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.00 General certificate of attendance
- 1.00 Florida Board of Clinical Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Mental Health Counselors
- 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
- 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
- 1.00 Florida Board of Occupational Therapy
- 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
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