May 212021

On May 21, the Institute of Perinatology and Pediatrics and specialists of the Department of Psychological and Social Support for Mothers and Children held an international online conference Handling Bad News and Difficult Conversations in Medicine.

Renowned health communication experts from Russia, USA and Israel shared some professional practices and tools on how to handle difficult conversations in clinical practice without losing oneself in it.

With over 800 attendees, speakers received a lot of questions from the audience. Strong attendance and positive feedback from attendees attest to the high clinical relevance of this topic. It should be noted that there were a lot of requests for communication skills training for healthcare professionals.