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Enhanced Communication Skills (One day)

Advanced Communication Skills (two day)

National policy and research continues to emphasise the importance of effective communication skills for health and social care professionals and the impact this has on the person experiencing care.

This well evaluated, 2 day experiential course explores challenging communication issues from the participant’s practice. The approach to learning is interactive and uses video. Facilitators guide and support the participant through the process to ensure everyone feels safe.

Aim: 

Develop confidence in opening and maintaining a conversation at end of life which facilitates the person to make their own decisions and plans, whilst knowing how best to respond to unexpected questions.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Background and evidence

  • Specific communication skills

  • Strategies in certain contexts e.g. breaking bad news, dealing with anger, handling distress

  • Developing confidence in managing challenging scenarios

 Dates for 2019: 

  • Tuesday 2nd & Wednesday 3rd April
  • Wednesday 30th & Thursday 31st October

 Booking terms and conditions can be found below, please familiarise yourselves with these before reserving your place on this Study Day.

 

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