communication skills

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March 30, 2017
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Thursday, March 30, 2017

No. Feedback can be provided in person or virtually, in writing or orally – and can be provided to the individual learner or to a group (for example during a team simulation).

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Thursday, March 30, 2017
A provider described collaboration with their emergency preparedness and education and program committees, and the local fire department to develop training sessions for learners to decontaminate patients...
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March 30, 2017
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Thursday, March 30, 2017

Yes - the intent of this criterion is to have the content/format of the activity support the observation of, and feedback to, learners on their communication skills, so that each participant can derive personal value from the...

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Thursday, March 30, 2017

The provider described how they planned a CME activity that was designed to improve patient communication scores for their organization. Results from a patient assessment of care experience the organization conducted internally,...

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Thursday, March 30, 2017

The hospital’s orthopedic department hired a surgeon with expertise in a novel approach to total hip replacement that was needed for the patients the unit served. The department invested in a new surgical...

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March 30, 2017
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Thursday, March 30, 2017

Overview of Criterion 29 from the ACCME Menu of Criteria for Accreditation with Commendation by Dr. Graham McMahon.

>>McMAHON: In order for us to make a real difference in the lives of our patients, not only do we have to practice great medicine and have great competence in being able to do that, but we have...

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Thursday, March 30, 2017

The provider delivered a CME course that seeks to improve skills in scientific writing as it applies to publishing clear and effective scientific papers. The coursework included several hours of online instruction and writing...

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March 30, 2017
Published on:
Thursday, March 30, 2017

Individuals or groups of learners can self-report and/or self-assess their communication skills, but the accredited provider must also include external observation with feedback to the learner – for example with a faculty member, a...

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Thursday, March 30, 2017

The provider delivered a CME activity that included a live review of the principles and techniques of motivational interviewing. Participants watched a video of a simulated discussion about adherence to medication between a...

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Saturday, October 22, 2011

The provider identified factors such as health insurance coverage and physician communication skills. In addition, the provider implemented a "SWOT" (strengths-weaknesses-opportunities-threats) analysis that yielded several...