Communicating with Patients

By the end of this module, viewers will be able to:

  • Identify communication challenges that relate to prescribing
  • Describe the value of a shared decision-making model in challenging prescribing situations
  • Use behaviors that demonstrate listening and understanding of the patient’s perspective
  • Educate and negotiate with the patient around pharmaceutical prescribing


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Additional Helpful Resources for Providers and Teachers:

Evaluation Tools

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Quick Learn Tools

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95E964A3-4F8E-4ABD-9675-44A2936CB54C@local  Brief reference cards to help quickly refresh and reinforce some of the module content (they are also PDA downloadable) 

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 Video Vignettes

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Worcester, MA 01605

425 North Lake Ave
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