After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:
1. Reflect on how your reactions to stories and situations are based on personal experiences and may not be universally shared.
2. Describe how listening to other people's reactions to a story or situation can help you better understand their perspective and make empathic connections.
3. Practice empathy in discussions with patients and colleagues.
Kent Jacobson, PhD
The design and content of Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education ( CE ) activities support quality improvement in healthcare and provide fair and balanced views of therapeutic options. Faculty or planner conflicts of interest are resolved before the educational activity.
None of the members of the faculty and planning committee for this educational event have commercial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling or distributing health care goods and services consumed by or used on patients.