VitalTalk is a nonprofit founded by Bob Arnold, Tony Back, James Tulsky and Kelly Edwards with the mission of nurturing healthier connections between patients and clinicians through improving communication skills around serious illness and end of life care. Advanced Communication Skills: A hands-on learning experience focusing on developing communication skills around advance care planning early in a patient's illness, late goals of care conversations, dealing with requests for treatments with minimal efficacy and family conflicts. The course will cover material aimed at skills training for oncologists, intensivists, hospitalists and palliative care clinicians. Space is limited, so act now! Find more information here. To learn more about VitalTalk and future course offerings visit VitalTalk.org.

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