Workshop and Course Schedule

Learn best practices, improve your skills and gain confidence for having some of the most difficult and stressful health care conversations. Whether disclosing a medical error or a life altering diagnosis you will be prepared to have these conversations with confidence, presence, and compassion.

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 2019-20 Schedule

Workshops and CoursesDateContinuing EducationBCH Staff Only
PERCS Rounds: Cardiovascular and Critical Care ProgramEvery 3rd WednesdayCNE and Social Work yes
PERCS 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
Neurology2019-2020 dates TBAyes
Deep Dive into Error Disclosure: Live Online Workshop December 10, 2019CME/IPCE; CNE
Cardiovascular and Critical Care: Discussions at End of Life Tuesday, December 17, 2019CNE
Palliative Care Conversations Across the Spectrum of CareTuesday, February 11, 2020
Neurology: Somatoform Disorders Thursday, March 12, 2020yes
Cardiovascular and Critical Care: Discussions at End of Life Tuesday, March 17, 2020CNE
Disclosure and Apology in Radiology: Live Online 2-hour Workshop Wednesday, April 8, 2020CME/IPCE; CNE
Disclosure and Apology after a Medical Adverse Event: Live Online Workshop Wednesday, May 27, 2020CME, Risk Management, MOC
Cardiovascular and Critical Care: Discussions at End of Life Tuesday, May 12, 2020CNE
Difficult Conversations in Healthcare: Teaching and Practice in an Interprofessional WorldSpring 2020 TBACME/IPCE, MOC, Risk Management
Supporting Families at the BedsideSpring 2020 TBACNEyes
Neurology: NICU Thursday, May 21, 2020yes
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Fall 2020 TBACNE
Difficult Conversations in RadiologyFall 2020 TBACME, Risk Management, CNE