Achieving Communication Excellence (ACE) 2012 Lecture Series
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Video Library of Communication Skills
Achieving Communication Excellence (ACE) Lecture Series 2012
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Screening for Distress in Newly Diagnosed Cancer Patients (59:34)
Dr. Grassi discusses methods and results of a method of detecting patient distress using the “Distress Thermometer”. Presented May 1, 2012.
Luigi Grassi, M.D., Professor and Chair of Psychiatry
Chair Department of Biomedical & Specialty Surgical Sciences
University of Ferrara, Italy
Breaking bad news (short video in presentation)
What’s Dignity Got To Do with It?
Emerging Opportunities in Palliative Care (59:50)
Dr. Chochinov discusses how dignity conserving strategies can help patients and families face the end of life. Presented April 26, 2012.
Harvey Max Chochinov, MD PhD FRCPC FRSC, Canada Research Chair in Palliative Care
Distinguished Professor-Department of Psychiatry
University of Manitoba, Canada
Life is Short (short video in presentation)
Simulation in Medical Education (1:01:15)
Presented March 15, 2012.
David M. Gaba, M.D., Professor of Anesthesia,
Associate Dean for Immersive and Simulation-based Learning,
Communicating about Sexuality and
Fertility Issues (51:34)
Dr. Schover discusses talking about sexuality issues. Presented February 7, 2012.
Leslie R. Schover, PhD, Professor of Behavioral Science,
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Communicating with Families in Cancer Care (60:30)
Presented December 13, 2011.
David Kissane, M.D.,
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center,
New York, NY
Conducting a Family Meeting Booklet
Conducting a Family Meeting Blueprint
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Continuing Medical Education (CME) Information
The videos in this section are approved for Continuing Medical Education (AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM in medical ethics and/ or professional responsibility) through The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. CME Certificates will be provided within 10 business days of completion.
Risk Management Education Credit (RME) Information
All active, full-time medical staff and clinical trainees are required to obtain five credit hours of risk management education (RME) every year. Any module listed in the RME section can be taken for RME credit. You may apply for both CME and RME credits for the same module, but you MUST view the video through the CME link. The Fundamental Principles and Managing Difficult Communication modules will allow you to register and print both RME and/or CME certificates online. For all other modules, you must view the video and then print the CME forms (found on the right side of the video page) and/or the RME form (found below the video window) and send to the appropriate offices.
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