After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to.

1) Improve patient outcomes and patient-clinician relationships through communication skills training.

2) Provide patient-centered care for people living with serious illness.

3) Communicating serious clinical news to patients and families.



Ibitoro Osakwe, MD
Chief, Endocrine & Diabetes Metabolism
UMASS Medical School - Baystate
Baystate Medical Center


Faculty Disclosure

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.                                                               

Session date: 
03/09/2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EST
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 1.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours

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