Waterloo Wellington Self-Management Program
Text Size: A A A
Live life to the fullest with your ongoing health condition
 

The Empathy Effect: Countering Bias to Improve Health Outcomes   

 

The patient who is judged… may not follow up on important recommendations.
The patient who feels marginalized… may not ask critical questions to clarify treatment.
The patient who senses bias… may never return to that follow up visit.

 

This 4.5 hour training presents an extensive research base, a commitment to active learning and input from a diverse array of experts. This training uses structured self– reflection and focuses on practical skills that learners can bring to their daily work immediately. This workshop is designed for everyone who works in healthcare who comes into contact with patients/clients and families. 


The Empathy Effect workshop is based on three foundational premises: 

  1. Empathy is healing and judgment is harmful
  2. Vulnerable populations experience greater harm by judgment and lack of empathy
  3. We alll have judgments, and we can learn to mitigate them

Throughout the workshop, learners are invited to participate in a series of exercises that are graduated to engage learners around their own experiences in a safe and supportive environment. 

 

Learning Objectives:

  • List two of the three premises for empathy-based care
  • Identify the elements of the IN GEAR model for empathy conveyance
  • Identify two internal or external cues associated with interactions that invite judgment
  • Name at least one counter cue to shift from a view of judgment to one of understanding
  • Demonstrate at least two examples of conveying empathy

 

Upcoming Workshops
Date Time Location Register
Coming Soon!

Please note: there will be a $50.00 no- show fee if you do not cancel your registration 72 hours prior to the event

 

The Institute for Healthcare Communication is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. For more information about the Institute for Healthcare Communication, please visit  healthcarecomm.org/

 

 
 
spacer
© Copyright 2020 Waterloo Wellington Self-Management Program.
All Rights Reserved. Web Design and Content Management by REM Web Solutions.
 
arrow Click here
for FRANCAIS
arrow To Waterloo Wellington Self-
Management Program Individuals Site

spacer
HOME

EVENTS

RESOURCES
CONTACT US

FRANÇAIS
spacer
Host Organization
Langs
Stand Up To Diabetes
Ontario