Train the Trainer - Palliative Care and Medical Ethics 2023
Clinicians in this course will learn advanced communication skills, practicing communication in real-time with simulated patients and coaching from expert faculty, in a supportive, safe environment. Learn how to skillfully handle scenarios such as:
•A patient who, in discussions about code status, says “I want everything done.”
•An anxious patient who asks, “Why is this happening to me?”
•A family member who is hoping for a miracle
•A patient who questions the doctor about her own religious beliefs and asks her to pray with him
•A family member who asks for a feeding tube for a patient who is dying of cancer
•Intra-family conflict about end-of-life decisions
Accreditation and credit designation
In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
The University of Pittsburgh School designates this live activity for a maximum of X.X AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Other Healthcare Professionals
Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.
- 20.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
- 20.00 Attendance