Topic

Communication

Content

A suite of online and mobile modules designed for clinicians who need to communicate effectively and compassionately with patients living with serious illness.

Modules

Vital talks mobile:

  • Discussing clinical status
  • Goals of Care
  • Advance Care Planning

Online modules:

  • Delivering serious news
  • Mastering tough conversations
  • Faculty development

In addition to these related module suites there are videos and factsheets covering additional topics such as defusing conflicts, offering prognostic information, and establishing rapport.

    Depth

    Intermediate to advanced

    Target audience

    Clinicians

    Authors

    Vital Talks

    Comments

    Vital Talks delivery is supported by Mayo Clinic, Cleveland clinic, John Hopkins medicine, and UCLA Health.

    Registration required

    Yes

    Payment required

    Yes for modules, some resources are freely available.

    Student support

    Yes

    Certificate

    Yes in the form of badges which can be added to a personal learning portfolio.

    Country of origin

    US

    Web address

    https://www.chooseyourpath.vitaltalk.org/

    Last updated 15 September 2022