Empathy: a protocol for breaking bad news

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Tool focus: What to teach

Communication topics:
Breaking bad news

Type of tool: PowerPoint

Language: English

Purpose of tool:
The presentation gives guidance in how to structure bad news conversations.

Brief description:
This powerpoint presentation outlines principles of communicating bad news using EMPATHY as a Mneumonic

HPCCC Core curriculum objectives

A. Communication with patients:
Breaking bad news, Dealing with strong emotions

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

C. Communication in healthcare teams (professional communication):

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Your name and work address, and co-authors and addresses:Katarzyna Jankowska