"Communicating Unexpected News" Curriculum

“The curriculum addresses the heart of becoming a better, more compassionate, and effective provider.” -Dr. M, Pediatrician

We know that communication skills can be taught and modified. This curriculum will improve healthcare provider communication and enhance patient-provider relationships by equipping them with the knowledge, strategies, and communication techniques required to deliver unexpected news to patients and their families without bias. 

This free, self-guided curriculum was created by providers for providers and is for all Medical Learners. It is worth 10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.*

Alternatively, learners can sign up at https://canvas.instructure.com/register and use the following join code: BWJJ3H

*Other health professionals (physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, etc.) who participate in this CME activity may submit their Statements of Attendance to their appropriate accrediting organizations or state boards for consideration of credit. The participant is responsible for determining whether this activity meets the requirements for acceptable continuing education.

Help us distribute this new tool to your healthcare provider network!

Not a Healthcare Provider but want to share the training? 

We invite you to help us impact parents’ diagnosis experiences by sharing this new resource with healthcare providers in your network.

If you have any questions about how to share this resource with your network or if you have ideas of networks to share this important work, please reach out to Lisa Nevin at lisa@jacksbasket.org.

We’ve created a template you may use in your emails to providers at the button below: