Unique Webinar on Learning the Art of Empathic Conversations in Hospice and Palliative Care

Patient and caregiver engagement is critical to successful and meaningful conversations with patients at the end of life. Clinicians are frequently challenged to establish a trusting and therapeutic relationship quickly to assist in decision-making with patients and caregivers. Join the VNAA in this important webinar as Bonnie Morgan discusses the communication techniques and skills needed necessary for the Artful Conversation at the End of Life.

Bonnie Morgan, M.Ed., RN, CHPN, FPCN, a leading expert in hospice care, will provide concrete steps necessary to establish these relationships through the communication process and empathic listening. Please join us for this unique and important Webinar for all clinicians caring for patients at the end of life on June 5 from 1 - 2 p.m. ET (10 - 11 a.m. PT.).

Webinar Objectives
After completion of this training, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify key components of the communication process
  2. Define five levels of listening
  3. Recognize six key components of empathic listening

About the presenter:
Bonnie Morgan is currently the Director of Palliative Care at Four Winds Hematology and Oncology Clinic, and has been a hospice and palliative nurse clinician and educator for the past 20 years. She also served for ten years on the National Board for Certification of Hospice and Palliative Nurses. Bonnie is a certified ELNEC trainer; a Master Geriatric Faculty member with ASPMN-American Society of Pain Management Nurses; a Fellow Palliative Care Nurse with Hospice and Palliative Nurse Association (HPNA); nationally certified as a hospice and palliative nurse (CHPN); and certified in Pain Management through ASPMN. She has also co-authored the book "Pain Management The Resource Guide for Home Health and Hospice Nurses" and was second author of "Improvement in Pain Management in Long-term Care: The 'Campaign against Pain,'" in the Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing.

To register for this training, please click here.


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