Oregon Office of Rural Health

Mastering Tough
Conversations Workshop

September 14, 2023
12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Contact Information
OHSU Center for Ethics in Health Care

You’re invited!

The OHSU Center for Ethics in Health Care is delighted to offer you an exciting opportunity to join our upcoming TalkOregon Mastering Tough Conversations CME Workshop¹. This virtual CME workshop is designed specifically for Oregon clinicians who wish to enhance their skillsets in navigating conversations about serious illness.

Thursday, Sept. 14, 2023 | 12:00pm – 4:00pm | Webex | $15

Register here

Learning Objectives
This Powered by VitalTalk workshop will help you learn and grow vital skills in navigating serious illness conversations. You'll learn how to:

  • formulate headlines to share medical information clearly.
  • construct empathetic statements to validate and respond to emotions.
  • employ open-ended questions to elicit patient values and goals for their care.

You'll get to practice these skills by engaging in roleplay with actors simulating patients, and receive real-time feedback from communication coaches.

Continuing Education
Accreditation: Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit: OHSU School of Medicine designates this virtual activity for a maximum of 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.