From online courses to in-person workshops, we offer multiple entry points for busy clinicians to embark on our learning path.
Delivering Serious News
Learn how to strengthen communication skills and connect more deeply with your patients. Enroll at any time and complete at your own pace over the course of 8 weeks! Available for 5 CME Credits. Preview the course here.
Mastering Tough Conversations
VitalTalk’s signature advanced communication skills course features cognitive mapping, deliberate practice, and just-in-time feedback. Results are immediate, significant and promote lasting improvements in a medical practitioner’s ability to meet patient and family needs around end of care life. Preview course here.
VitalTalk Bay Area Hub - Oakland course May 8, 2018
VitalTalk Bay Area Hub - Palo Alto course May 11, 2018
Intensive 4-day train-the-trainer faculty development program for clinicians who want to become VitalTalk faculty. FAQ
An intensive four-day training separated into two sessions. The first two-day workshop will give you a deep preparation for using core skills in your own practice. Then, 3-6 months later, after you have practiced your new skills and have had time to reflect on them, you will return for a second two-day workshop that teaches you how to run your own Mastering Tough Conversations programs in your institution (both sessions mandatory to graduate). Preview course here.
Aspen, CO September 7-8, 2017 and May 18-19, 2018
Aspen, CO May 15-16 and September 28-29, 2018
Henry Ford Health System June 21-22, 2018
University of Texas Southwestern August 9-10, 2018
Aspen, CO September 25-26, 2018 and April 9-10, 2019
Aspen, CO October 22-23, 2018 and May 20-21, 2019