Pre-conference Workshop: Delivering Bad News and Communication During Transitions to End of Life Care 2017

Rochester, MN US
August 18, 2017

Course Directors: Amber B. Hesse, P.A.-C., Darci L. Zblewski, APRN, C.N.P.

Pre-Conference Workshop: Delivering Bad News and Communication During Transitions to End of Life Care
This skills workshop is specifically designed to equip providers with effective communication techniques and a variety of tools to take back to daily practice in caring for patients. 

The workshop will feature:

  • Application of didactic portion through a variety of interactive participant-driven breakout sessions
  • Individualized constructive feedback on improving communication of bad news
  • Opportunity for discussion with clinical expert faculty regarding current challenges with crucial conversations in your daily practice
  • Provide concrete strategies and tools to employ in difficult conversations with patients facing the transition to end of life care

Registration Fee $120.00                                                                                      

    Target Audience

    This course is designed for Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Advance Practice Nurses, Nurses, Allied Health Professionals with and interest in Hematology, Oncology and Blood and Marrow Transplant.

    Course summary
    Available credit: 
    • 3.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    Event starts: 
    08/18/2017 - 12:30pm
    Event ends: 
    08/18/2017 - 5:30pm
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    Mayo Clinic Campus - Siebens Medical Education Building
    100 2nd Avenue SW
    Rochester, MN 55902
    United States

    Course Faculty

    Contact us:
    Phone:  800-323-2688

    ATTENTION: To register for this course, you will first need to set up a profile and/or login. Once logged in, return to this page and scroll to the bottom to select which sessions you would like to enroll in. 

    Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates live activity for a maximum of 17.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    AMA Credit Breakdown:
    General Session Total: 14.0
    Crucial Conversations Workshop: 3.25

    Select presentations will contain pharmacology content as noted in the program. Identified presentations represent approximately 6.0 hours of pharmacology content.

    Other Health Care Professionals
    A certificate of attendance will be provided to other health care professionals for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies, or other professional associations.

    Available Credit

    • 3.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

    Accreditation Period

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