AEPC - 1 Communication Prognosis and Hope In the Setting Of Serious Illness

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This course is approximately 1 hour in length. If you begin the course video, leave, and return, the course video will start from the beginning. 

Learning Objectives

Video 1 - Communication Prognosis and Hope in the Setting of Serious Illness 

Upon completion of this activity, the participant should be able to:

  • Utilize the 2 foundational rules and 5 basic steps of communication in the setting of serious illness
  • Outline the ethical foundations of truth telling
  • Define different types of prognosis and be able to explain to patients, families, and fellow professionals the pitfalls of prognostication
  • Teach your colleagues the prognostic failure cascade
  • Define hope in a medical context
  • Utilize the 2 rule 5 step approach to deliver the most serious bad news
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