Workshops and Courses

Choose from a wide range of educational workshops and courses focused on difficult conversations in healthcare led by a team of experts in medicine, psycho-social dynamics, and the patient perspective. All educational offerings are based on a robust approach to practice-based, experiential learning, utilizing live enactments, evocative trigger films, and engaged discussion to explore and improve a particular area of clinical practice.

Difficult Conversations in Health Care Workshops and Courses 2017-18 Schedule

Workshops and CoursesDateContinuing EducationBCH Staff Only
Rounds: Cardiovascular and Critical Care ProgramEvery 3rd WednesdayCNE and Social Work yes
Rounds: Neonatal Intensive Care UnitEvery 4th FridayCNE and Social Work yes
Online: Aligning Patient-Provider Expectations for Informed Consent (link will take you to the OPENPediatrics website)Self-paced and on-goingCME will be available in January 2018
Neurology: Bearing Bad NewsTuesday, September 18, 2018yes
Disclosure and Apology after a Medical Adverse Event: Live Online Workshop Thursday October 11th, 2018CME, Risk Management, MOC
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Wednesday, October 24, 2018CNE
Cardiovascular and Critical Care: Communicating about Adverse Events Within a Culture of Safety Tuesday, October 30, 2018CNE
Difficult Conversations in RadiologyTuesday, November 13, 2018CME, Risk Management, CNE
Neurology: Challenges in SupervisionWednesday, December 5, 2018yes
Cardiovascular and Critical Care: Communicating about Adverse Events Within a Culture of Safety Tuesday, December 11, 2018CNE
Neurology: Somatoform Disorders Wednesday, March 27, 2019yes
Neurology: NICU Wednesday, April 24, 2019yes
Cardiovascular and Critical Care: Communicating about Adverse Events Within a Culture of Safety TBD 2018CNE
Supporting Families at the BedsideTBD 2018CNEyes
Cardiovascular and Critical Care: Communicating about Adverse Events Within a Culture of Safety TBD 2018CNE
Difficult Conversations in Healthcare: Teaching and Practice in an Interprofessional WorldTBD 2018CME/IPCE, MOC, Risk Management
Palliative Care Conversations Across the Spectrum of CareTBD 2018
Difficult Conversations in Healthcare: Teaching and Practice in an Interprofessional WorldTBD 2018CME/IPCE, MOC, Risk Management
Disclosure and Apology after a Medical Adverse Event: Live Online Workshop TBD 2018CME, Risk Management, MOC