Breaking bad news: Facilitator guide

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Tool focus: What to teach

Communication topics:
Breaking bad news
Dealing with strong emotions

Type of tool: Communication model, Facilitator guide, Simulated clinical encounter

Language: English

Purpose of tool:
To learn how to break bad news in a broad context

Brief description:
Comprehensive description of experiential small group sessions focusing on bad news telling including three different cases with SP and student instruction, literature, handouts with charts and more

HPCCC Core curriculum objectives

A. Communication with patients:
Empathy/relationship building, Structure

B. Intra- & interpersonal communication (professionalism & reflection):

C. Communication in healthcare teams (professional communication):

Access: Public

Your name and work address, and co-authors and addresses:Jonathan Silverman