Breaking Bad News: Helping Families When They Need Us the Most
Virtual Grand Rounds: Breaking Bad News: Helping Families When They Need Us the Most
Anthony J. Orsini, DO
Medical Director, NICU at Jupiter Medical Center & Naples Community Hospital
Neonatology Section Chief & Medical Director of Wellness
Nicklaus Children’s Pediatric Specialists
Nicklaus Children’s Health System
At the completion of this activity, participants are expected to:
- Be familiar with the history of discussing tragic news with patients in medicine and the impact it has on patients and families,
- Understand the Breaking Bad News (BBN) Program method of delivering tragic news to patients and families,
- Learn communication techniques that will help healthcare professionals to form trusting relationships with patients and improve their overall patient experience even during the most tragic times.
Recorded on 11/11/2022
Flyer: Grand Round - Breaking Bad News - Helping Families When They Need Us the Most- Dr. Orsini-11.11.2022.pdf
Handouts: Available within the course
This Virtual Grand Round was recorded LIVE. The recording includes the Q&A portion at the end. Live Grand Rounds take place Fridays at 8 am - Click to view our current schedule.
The Virtual Pediatric Grand Rounds are for Medical Students, Residents, Fellows, Teaching Faculty, Community Physicians, Nurses, Allied Health Professionals, and hospital personnel.
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Virtual Grand Rounds - Program Faculty & Disclosures
Course Chair & Moderator:
Rani S. Gereige, MD, MPH, FAAP
Director of Medical Education & Designated Institutional Official (DIO),
Nicklaus Children’s Hospital
Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, Florida International University
Dr. Gereige has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.
Medical Education Specialist
Nicklaus Children's Hospital
Ms. Martinez has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.
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AMA: Nicklaus Children's Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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