Effect of communication skills training for residents and nurse practitioners on quality of communication with patients with serious illness: a randomized trial.

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Journal Article


JAMA : the journal of the American Medical Association, Volume 310, Issue 21, p.2271-81 (2013)


2013, Adult, Clinical Competence, Clinical Research Division, Communication, Depression, Education, Humans, Internal Medicine, Internship and Residency, January 2014, Nurse Practitioners, Patient Care, Patient Satisfaction, Patients, Physician-Patient Relations, Quality of Health Care, Self Report, Terminal Care, Young Adult


Communication about end-of-life care is a core clinical skill. Simulation-based training improves skill acquisition, but effects on patient-reported outcomes are unknown.