After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:
1. Create a BC/WC graphic aid including the best, worst and most likely outcomes for clinical scenarios where there is an option for either surgery or a less invasive procedure, medical management, or to shift focus to supportive care. Leaners will learn to include a phrase to elicit patient preferences on the graphic aid.
2. Describe through stories a range of treatment outcomes using the BC/WC tool to facilitate a shared decision-making conversation about treatment options with a simulated patient.
3. Practice breaking bad news to a simulated patient.
4. Practice making a treatment recommendation for a simulated patient.


Sarah Rossmassler, NP, MSN, ACHPN
Associate Professor of Medicine
Nurse Practitioner
Baystate Medical Center 

Eleanor Winston, MD
Associate Professor
University of Massachusetts - Baystate
Baystate Medical Center 

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: 
09/20/2018 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm EDT
Baystate Medical Center
759 Chestnut Street
Springfield, MA 01199
United States
  • 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 2.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours

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