Teaching Communication Skills to ICU Nurses

How do you teach communication in serious illness?  Can you?  Do you teach it the same way to doctors and nurses in training?  What level trainee do you target - medical students, interns, residents?  How do we know our teaching is working?

We discuss these and other bread and butter communication issues with Dr. Wendy Anderson, a palliative care physician at UCSF, director of the Bay Area Hub for Vitaltalk, and leader of IMPACT-ICU, a project to train ICU nurses in communication.  

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