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Transforming how we care for seriously ill patients in Vermont.

Transforming Serious Illness Conversations

TalkVermont is a multi-component intervention to improve conversations between clinicians and seriously ill patients across the UVM Health Network. We use evidence-based methods, developed with national innovators, to train clinicians in state-of the art communication around serious illness and re-engineer the practice environment to support timely, effective communication.

Featured Courses

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Advancing Skills in Goals of Care Conversations

TalkVermont’s Advancing Skills in Goals of Care Conversations helps healthcare professions advanced their skills when conducting family meetings with patients and their loved ones.

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Mastering Tough Conversations for Pediatrics

TalkVermont’s Mastering Tough Conversations for Pediatrics utilizes evidenced-based small group learning and deliberate practice techniques to help healthcare professionals get from good to great with their communication skills.

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Upcoming Courses

All of our courses utilize small-group learning that features cognitive mapping, deliberate practice with simulated patients, and just-in-time feedback. Visit our Courses & Enrollment page to learn about our upcoming courses for 2023 and 2024.

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