Top Ten Tips Palliative Care Clinicians Should Know About Teaching Trainees How to Conduct a Family Meeting.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

The family meeting is an essential component of effective palliative care (PC); however, medical students and junior doctors-in-training often consider leading a family meeting to be a daunting task. The old "see one, do one, teach one" axiom should not apply in preparing trainees to conduct a family meeting. After a review of the literature on established PC curricula, trainee perceptions of their PC educational experiences, and documented educational interventions in preparing trainees to conduct a family meeting, we have compiled a list of 10 tips for clinical educators to consider in assisting their students to feel better equipped to conduct productive family meetings.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Campbell, EY; Lawson, TG; Urban, S; Vaughan, L; Kamal, AH; Jones, CA; Higgins, EA

Published Date

  • February 2021

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 24 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 267 - 272

PubMed ID

  • 33306932

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1557-7740

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1089/jpm.2020.0687


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States