Data from The British Medical Journal - Curated by EPG Health - Last updated 25 April 2017

Accrediting Body

Union of European Medical Specialists (via European Accreditation Council for CME)

Expected length

30 minutes


Payment required (90)

This module should help you to:

  • Develop an approach to breaking bad news that encourages an individual response which is unique to the needs of each patient
  • Provide strategies to help the patient identify and address those complex feelings, concerns, and fears created by bad news
  • Develop skills in developing a plan that covers common ground and incorporates clinical realities with the values of the patient
  • Use time effectively to lead to better understanding and improved patient care.

Category Value
Expiry date 08-Aug-17
Credit type Credit
Registration with provider required Yes
Certificate available Yes
Author(s) Forrest Lang
Multi session No
Intended audience(s) General Practitioner, Psychologist, Physiotherapist, Physician Assistant, Pharmacist, Osteopath, Optician/ ophthalmologist, Occupational Health Therapist, Nurse/Advanced Practice Nurse, Nutritionist/Dietician, Chiropractor, Dentist, Midwife, Medical Student, Specialist, Social Worker

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