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Mastering Tough Conversations

TalkVermont’s Mastering Tough Conversations utilizes small group learning and deliberate practice techniques. Participants will adapt strategies to communicate about serious illnesses with honesty and compassion for the inpatient and outpatient settings for patients. This course focuses on communicating serious news and discussing what matters most to patients and their caregivers. Majority of the time in spent in small group practice. This course is based off of the evidence-based course, VitalTalk, which has shown to improve skills for practicing clinicians as well as patient care.

This is an in-person event.

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Dr Stephen Berns in discussion.


Please read before registering and contact us if necessary:

  • We offer discount codes for our course to make sure that anyone can attend. If the cost of this class is a burden for you to pay, please contact us at talkvermont [at] (talkvermont[at]uvmhealth[dot]org) for a discount code to apply when paying for this class.
  • Courses are reserved for UVMHN employees. For all external inquiries, please contact talkvermont [at] (talkvermont[at]uvmhealth[dot]org) prior to registering.

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