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Difficult Conversations in Healthcare: Teaching and Practice – Boston Children’s Hospital
June 11, 2016 @ 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM$495
Difficult Conversations in Healthcare: Teaching and Practice is a 1-day interprofessional faculty development course that offers the opportunity to learn about a variety of innovative philosophies, strategies and methods for teaching and enhancing relational capacities, communication skills, attention to values and ‘everyday ethics’, professionalism, and interprofessional collaboration and care.
The course is designed for physicians in all specialties, residency and clerkship directors, medical/healthcare education leaders, clinicians/practitioners who work with patients of any age across the lifespan, multidisciplinary healthcare professionals (nurses, psychologists, social workers, and others), patient safety and quality staff, and others interested in and/or involved in teaching the course topics.
1. Identify and discuss educational strategies and facilitation skills in order to teach and learn about communication skills, professionalism, ‘everyday ethics’, interprofessional collaboration and teamwork, and relationship-centered care.
2. Discuss the philosophy and components of relational learning as practiced in the Institute for Professionalism and Ethical Practice’s (IPEP) Program to Enhance Relational and Communication Skills (PERCS).
3. Develop and explore strategies to promote and implement relationship-centered teaching and learning within one’s home institution.