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Episode #2:

"Tough Conversations in the Clinic"
Part One

Aparna Kalyan, MD
Lurie Cancer Center at Northwestern Medicine, GI Oncology

Julia Vermylen, MD, MPH
Northwestern Medicine, Palliative Care
Co-Director, Northwestern Simulation Program in Healthcare Communication

Featured topics and Time-stamped Episode Bytes:

00:02:12 Key points when communicating with new and existing patients
00:04:35 Sharing difficult news
00:09:20 Tips for responding to the emotion in the room / N.U.R.S.E. mnemonic
00:12:37 Transitioning to delivering important results and bad news

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