Online learning gives individual clinicians from all over the world the opportunity to learn about the concepts and approaches for having difficult medical conversations. Without having to leave your home or office, you will learn from our expert faculty useful skills that can be immediately applied to your every day practice.
Speaking with patients or their families after a medical error or an adverse medical event is one of the most difficult conversations a clinician can have. Yet most clinicians have little or no training in how to prepare for and conduct these conversations. This Disclosure and Apology course offers you the tools, skills, and practice needed to conduct these difficult conversations and to help you seek appropriate support when you need it. Learn More.
An error in care. An alarming diagnosis. A high radiation risk. Until recently, many patients never met their radiologist to hear about these. That’s changing: today’s patients want to talk with you and your radiology team. Are you prepared? Talking with patients face-to-face can be especially challenging for radiologists, who may not be accustomed or trained to discuss these highly charged events. Designed and taught BY radiologists specifically FOR radiologists, learn core skills for communicating more confidently and get the preparation needed to face difficult care conversations. CME credit available. Learn More.
Learn techniques and approaches needed to successfully align surgical and post-operative expectations with your patient and family through this self-paced course. Misaligned expectations between patients, families, and providers can lead to frustration, anger, and potentially to litigation. This pre-operative encounter is particularly challenging for surgeons who often have limited time to establish relationships and trust with patients and families. Access this free course via the OPENPediatrics platform. Learn More.