Converting to Virtual Education: Rapid-Cycle Deliberate Practice for Communication Education
CE Hours: 0.25 Session Type: Prerecorded Educational Courses
Learning Objective 1:
Recognize the importance of teaching communication skills for difficult conversations
Learning Objective 2:
Understand and utilize Rapid-Cycle Deliberate Practice as a tool for teaching effective and empathetic communication for difficult conversations
Learning Objective 3:
Identify and address potential solutions for converting in-person simulation curriculum to a digital format
This course is an example of a specific scenario, course, or curriculum.
Effective communication is a critical skill in healthcare, both in person and via phone or video. Education on difficult conversations, such as death notification, poses challenges for both educators and learners. Utilizing a Rapid-Cycle Deliberate Practice simulation curriculum, conducted both in-person and virtually to comply with COVID-19 social distancing, has been shown to be effective in improving learner’s confidence and skills.