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
Disclosure and Apology after a Medical Adverse Event: Live Online Workshop Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Tuesday, October 1, 2019CNE
Cardiovascular and Critical Care: Discussions at End of Life Tuesday, October 8, 2019CNE
Supporting Families at the BedsideFriday, October 18, 2019CNEyes
Difficult Conversations in Healthcare: Teaching and Practice in an Interprofessional WorldSaturday, November 2, 2019CME/IPCE, MOC, Risk Management
Difficult Conversations in RadiologyTuesday, November 5, 2019CME, Risk Management, CNE
Supporting Families at the BedsideFriday, November 15, 2019CNEyes
Cardiovascular and Critical Care: Discussions at End of Life Tuesday, December 17, 2019CNE
Palliative Care Conversations Across the Spectrum of CareTuesday, February 11, 2020