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Advanced Cancer: Analyzing Patient Discussions

Advanced Cancer: Analyzing Patient Discussions

Advanced Cancer: Analyzing Patient Discussions

Keith D’Oria and Holly G. Prigerson, PhD
Keith D’Oria and Holly G. Prigerson, PhD
on behalf of AKH Inc. Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare

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Launch date: 20 Dec 2017

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Last updated: 09 May 2018

Reference: 185684

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This course is only available to trainees days after purchase. It would need to be repurchased by the trainee if not completed in the allotted time period. This course is no longer available. You will need to repurchase if you wish to take the course again.

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Research suggests that physicians who manage patients with advanced cancer often struggle with whether and how best to convey sensitive information about prognoses to these individuals for many reasons. Some studies indicate that physicians do not share information with patients about a terminal cancer prognosis despite the fact that end-of-life care discussions are often wanted by patients. Improving doctor-patient communication at the end of life may enhance the delivery of patient-centered care.

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Objective: Review the findings of a study that examined the effects of recent and past clinical discussions about a prognosis on changes in illness understanding by patients with advanced cancer.
On completion of this course, the learner will be able to review the findings of a study that examined the effects of recent and past clinical discussions about a prognosis on changes in illness understanding by patients with advanced cancer.
Keith D’Oria and Holly G. Prigerson, PhD

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Keith D’Oria and Holly G. Prigerson, PhD
on behalf of AKH Inc. Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare

AKH Inc, Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare (AKH) is an accredited provider of continuing education for licensed healthcare professionals and has built a reputation for high quality programs that adhere to education and accreditation standards.

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This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME)
  • 0.50 Credits
  • American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
  • 0.50 Hours

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