Please note -delegates must be patient facing to enrol on this course
Audience: This excellent half day course introduces new skills and knowledge to even the most experienced clinical research staff and is highly recommended! Do you introduce clinical trials to patients/ participants? Do you receive consent for clinical trials? Then you need to do the Let’s Talk Trials training.
The target audience is front line, clinical staff who wish to improve or consolidate their communication skills in relation to the consent process or staff who have communication identified as part of their PDP
Aims and Objectives: This course helps explore key communication skills and principles for approaching and discussing participation in clinical research trials with patients. This approach can be utilised for other situations, including the breaking of bad news or having those difficult conversations with our patients
Course Summary: Enhancing communication with your Patients:
- Establish the elements that constitute a FULL discussion of participation
- Employ an interview structure that ensures each element is covered
- Identify and utilise communication skills required to move through the interview structure to ensure fully informed consent
- To help overcome some of the difficulties associated with approaching patients for clinical studies
“All the reports conclude that effective communication cannot be assumed on the basis of speciality, role seniority or experience, rather it requires training to ensure that it requires training to ensure that patient’s concerns, needs & preferences are heard, acknowledged and taken into account when sharing decisions”.