Explanation, planning and breaking bad news

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Tool focus: What to teach

Communication topics:
Breaking bad news
Gathering information/listening
Giving information/explanation & planning
Patient perspective

Type of tool: Facilitator guide, PowerPoint

Language: English

Purpose of tool:
To learn communication skills with patients with an emphasis on decision-making, breaking bad news and explanation and planning.

Brief description:
Facilitator guide for combined plenary and experiential sessions focusing on history taking, breaking bad news, decision-making, and explanation and planning within a GI context

HPCCC Core curriculum objectives

A. Communication with patients:
Breaking bad news, Gathering information, Patient perspective

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

C. Communication in healthcare teams (professional communication):

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