From compassionate communication through medical and nursing care and on to care after death, clinicians need ongoing education and training to enable them to meet the challenges that caring for dying people can bring. The International Collaborative is pleased to endorse the following courses, which meet the Executive Committee's standards and contribute to the achievement of the Collaborative's objectives.
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Advanced Communication Skills Training
Date: 23-24 February 2021; 18-19 May 2021; 21-22 September 2021
Duration: Two days
Suitable for: Senior doctors, junior doctors, nurses, allied health professionals
Members' fee: £400
Delivered by: University of Liverpool
Standard fee: £450
At the end of the course, delegates will be able to:
Utilise the appropriate communication skills and strategies required to handle difficult situations with empathy and compassion
Tailor complex information to meet the needs of patients and carers
Reflect upon and critically appraise their own communication skills
Show awareness of the evidence base concerning optimal communication skills
Delivered by renowned educators Susie Wilkinson and Anita Roberts, the course will utilise experiential methods including role play with actors, exercises, demonstration videos and discussions.
Good communication skills are essential to providing good clinical and compassionate health and social care, and high-quality education is vital in supporting its delivery.