Clinicians Communication Program

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Gordon Basford House

Cancer Council WA

15 Bedbrook Place

ShentonPark, WA 6008

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Eliciting and Responding to Emotional Cues

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Clinicians Communication Program

'Eliciting and Responding to Emotional Cues'

Undertaking Communication skills training can:

  • Enhance your communication skills and improve your resilience
  • Allows you to discuss difficult issues more effectively with patients, their families and friends
  • Improve patient understanding and satisfaction, facilitating shorter consultation times

This training involves experiential scenarios with a simulated patient (actor) so you can practise and receive feedback on your skills in a safe learning environment.

This experiential, interactive workshop is facilitated by trained Facilitators and Simulated Patients.

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Eight participants per session

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Cancer health professionals acknowledge that insufficient training in communication and management skills is a major factor contributing to their stress, lack of job satisfaction and emotional burnout. Unfortunately, few have received adequate formal education in communication skills using methods likely to promote change, confidence and competence (WA Health State Cancer Plan 2012-2017, p35).

This course aims to meet the identified communication training needs of health care professionals.

The literature tells us that:

  • Patients’ psychological distress impedes their understanding, health behaviours and possibly survival
  • Good communication can reduce patients’ distress and lead to better adjustment and satisfaction
  • Developing communication skills is in line with good clinical practice
  • Effective communication can reduce clinicians’ stress/burnout and may lead to fewer complaints and litigation
  • Clinicians express a need for training
  • Communication skills don’t necessarily get better with time

PaSCE will be charging a non-attendance fee for all events where there has been no notice of cancellation prior to the event. The fee will be the cost of the event for paid events or $20 per person for free events.  

Date: 15 October 2020

Time: 8.30am - 1pm

Venue: Gordon Basford House, Cancer Council WA at 15 Bedbrook Place, Shenton Park (see map below)

Target Audience: Doctors, Registered Nurses, Enrolled Nurses, Allied Health Professionals 

Parking: Free parking is available at 15 Bedbrook Place. See the map below for visitors parking information and directions to the Seminar Room.

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Location

Gordon Basford House

Cancer Council WA

15 Bedbrook Place

ShentonPark, WA 6008

Australia

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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 1 day before event

Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

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