Developing and Implementing an Advanced Communication Training Program in Oncology at a Comprehensive Cancer Center

@article{Bylund2011DevelopingAI,
  title={Developing and Implementing an Advanced Communication Training Program in Oncology at a Comprehensive Cancer Center},
  author={Carma L. Bylund and Richard F Brown and Philip A. Bialer and Tomer Trevor Levin and Barbara Lubrano di Ciccone and David Kissane},
  journal={Journal of Cancer Education},
  year={2011},
  volume={26},
  pages={604-611}
}
Cancer patients report significant levels of unmet needs in the realm of communication. Communication skills training programs have been shown to improve clinical communication. However, advanced communication skills training programs in oncology have lacked institutional integration, and thus have not attended to institutional norms and cultures that may counteract explicit communication skills training. We developed and implemented an advanced communication skills training program made up of… CONTINUE READING