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Talking About the Elephant in the Room: The "How To's" of Breaking Bad News

  • University Health Services Tang Center @ Berkeley 2222 Bancroft Way Berkeley, CA, 94720 United States (map)

Dread Breaking Bad News?  Dare to discover another way...   

Research and practices established by the newest medical subspecialty of Hospice & Palliative Medicine reframe this often dreaded task into one of extraordinary grace and honor.  Beginning with naming shared fears and demystifying myths, methodical structures and approaches can be established to support everyone involved in communicating and caring for people experiencing a life-altering illness.