2022 Rheumatology Patient Communication Workshop – Difficult Conversations
Physicians must be equipped with strategies for communicating with patients when delivering good news that is often perceived by patients as “bad news”
Providers in the department of Rheumatology
OBJECTIVES: Upon completion of this activity, the participants should be able to:
- Identify and apply the components of “SPIKES” and how they facilitate breaking bad news or facilitating a difficult conversation.
- Identify and apply the components of “NURSE” as a means to address emotion during patient encounter.
- Develop personalized scripts to navigate common challenging or difficult patient encounters/conversations in the rheumatology clinic.
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There are no relevant financial relationships with ACCME-defined commercial interests for anyone who was in control of the content of this activity.
Jae Ross, PhD
ACCREDITATION: The A. Webb Roberts Center for Continuing Medical Education of Baylor Scott & White Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The A. Webb Roberts Center for Continuing Education of Baylor Scott & White Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
ABIM MOC: Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 2.0 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.
This activity meets Texas requirements for 2.00 hour(s) of Ethical/Professional Responsibility Education.
- 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™The A. Webb Roberts Center for Continuing Medical Education of Baylor Scott & White Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
- 2.00 Attendance
- 2.00 Ethics