Palliative care clinical evaluation exercise (CEX)

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Tool focus: Assessment

Communication topics:
End of life care

Type of tool: Assessment

Year of publication: 2005

Language: English

Purpose of tool:
Two instruments for the observation and self-assessment of provider-patient/family interview in palliative care. Logfile for observers for different interview characteristics (e.g. Discussion Characteristics, Number of Persons Present, Patient Characteristics, Quality of Intern Discussion).Self-assessment questionnaire about the self-perceived confidence in conducting an interview about end-of-life issues using a 5-point scale or yes/no options
Topic covered: Breaking bad news, discussing do-not-resuscitate orders

HPCCC Core curriculum objectives

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

B. Intra- & interpersonal communication (professionalism & reflection):
Professionalism, Self awareness

C. Communication in healthcare teams (professional communication):

Access: Public

Your name and work address, and co-authors and addresses:Han PK;Keranen LB;Lescisin DA; Arnold RM