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Communication Skills – Sage and Thyme Workshop – Foundation (online session)

Course overview:

This is a communication skills online workshop for listening and responding to people who are worried or distressed.

SAGE and THYME workshops support all clinical and non-clinical staff in using the skills needed to notice distress, listen carefully and respond helpfully. Each 2hr 45 minute online workshop demonstrates the communication skills required to provide person-centred support and offers a structured approach for dealing with the concerns of patients and their carers.

The workshop uses a mixture of small group work, lectures and videos. The workshop is delivered online via Zoom.

Learning Outcomes; By the end of the workshop delegates should be able to:

  • Recognise the psychological needs of the patient
  • Communicate with the patient and provide general psychological support
  • As with any training you receive, the use of the information gained in this workshop will be subject to your professional skills and judgement

Course provider; Palliative Care Team

Who should attend; All Staff Groups involved in direct patient care

Pre-requisites; There are no prerequisites for this course

Duration; 2hr 45 minute ( online session)

KSF Links:

  • C1 – Communication
  • C2 – Personal and People Development
  • C4 – Service Improvement
  • C5 – Quality
  • C6 – Equality and Diversity
  • G6 – People Management

To book a place, please click on this link Palliative Care Education/Training Calendar

e-Learning: An e-Learning option is not available for this topic via LearnPro