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Courageous Conversations

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3 different aspects where having Courageous Conversations may be necessary

These include:

  • Breaking significant/bad news
  •  Involving patients in treatment decisions
  •  End of Life Care

The below session covered :

  • What is significant/bad news?
  • Strategies that can be used to deliver significant/bad news
  • Shared decision making - what this consists of and why it is necessary
  • Challenges of partnership working - including mental capacity
  • The impact of terminology on understanding
  • A reminder of essential communication skills
  • Difficult questions that are frequently asked and ways to address these.