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Discussing Serious Illness
Obstetrics and Gynecology Faculty Publications
  • Kelly A. Rabah, Wright State University
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Objectives: • Physicians will be able to describe and discuss the 5 times communication about serious illness is most likely to occur. • Physicians will be able to list the criteria required to optimize delivery and outcomes of a patient/family meeting • Physicians will participate in a clinical role play family meeting where difficult news is shared and explained in an OSCE Format. Feedback by Peers and Preceptor will be given. • Physicians will be able to discuss proper documentation of pt./family communication, pt. decline, and supervision provided as well as the importance of continuous communication between the resident and supervising attending.

Presented to first-year residents at the Boonshoft School of Medicine at Wright State University, Dayton, OH, November 2015 and September 2016.

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Kelly A. Rabah. "Discussing Serious Illness" (2015)
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