Managing Difficult Discussions
The module is for any faculty person or community volunteer who will be leading meaningful and psychologically safe dialogue with health professional students. This course offers suggestions on how to lead difficult discussions and how to keep them psychologically safe so learning can be maximized for the student participants.
This course is for all educators training SMHS students in the clinical learning environment.
By the end of this module, participants should be able to:
- Recognize the importance of psychological safety and brave spaces in promoting respectful discussions in the learning environment.
- Discuss facilitator roles & responsibilities in leading discussions around charged topics.
- Outline a framework for managing difficult discussions around charged topics on the fly.
Debra (DeeDee) Herrmann, DHSc, MPH, PA-C
Kirsten Brown, MD
The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) states that the AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ are acceptable for continuing medical education requirements for recertification.
Other Health Care Professionals
A certificate of participation will be provided to other healthcare professionals for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies, or other professional associations.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
- 1.00 Completion