Courses

How to communicate effectively with patients

Target audience

All health professionals dealing with respiratory problems


Educational aims

Following this course, participants will

  • Understand the important issues surrounding communication between healthcare professionals and patients.
  • Improve their communication skills when dealing with patients.
  • Implement locally the specific measures to improve staff communication skills.
  • Better understand the epidemiology of end-of-life issues and related communication challenges.
  • Deal with difficult ethical situations regarding communication.

Programme

PDF journal article, handout or slides
PDF journal article, handout or slides
Managing the time course of chronic respiratory failure: when and how to communicate that palliative care met life-prolonging therapy
Carmen Houben (Horn, Netherlands)
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PDF journal article, handout or slides
Communication of bad news: do regional differences exist in Europe and around the world?
Daisy Janssen (Horn, Netherlands)
PDF journal article, handout or slides
PDF journal article, handout or slides