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Joy Goldsmith

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Joy Goldsmith conducts research about health communication science, specifically in contexts of serious and chronic illness. Her numerous books and articles in clinical as well as communication journals address health literacy, communication pedagogy, oncology nurse communication, interprofessional communication in healthcare, and family caregiver communication. Dr. Goldsmith is cofounder of the COMFORT Communication Project, which houses and disseminates a range of research interventions and curricula for healthcare providers. COMFORT training has occurred through nationally funded training courses as well as in healthcare systems, in addition to provider training programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Goldsmith is the coauthor of seven books, with the last four published by Oxford University Press. Dr. Goldsmith holds top health communication research awards in national and international organizations and serves as a thought leader and content provider for a range of organizations.

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Essential Tools for Talking With Family Caregivers

Presented by Joy Goldsmith, PhD and Elaine Wittenberg, PhD, FACH

Essential Tools for Talking With Family Caregivers

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Video Runtime: 12 Minutes

This series provides communication strategies to enable providers and professionals in hospice and palliative care, as well as those working with patients with chronic and complex illnesses, to experience empowered communication with family caregivers. The chapters will offer basic tools to support communication with family caregivers and include resources to utilize as a patient's condition changes. Interaction tools for difficult exchanges within family systems, pathways to discuss patient decline, and communication to reduce family grief are additional chapters in this offering. As the stress of family members can increase in relation to illness, providers and professionals need communication scaffolding that provides a pathway to connect even when conflict and grief are high.

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Deep Listening: Reflexive Skills for Working With Families

Presented by Joy Goldsmith, PhD and Elaine Wittenberg, PhD, FACH

Deep Listening: Reflexive Skills for Working With Families

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Video Runtime: 12 Minutes

This series provides communication strategies to enable providers and professionals in hospice and palliative care, as well as those working with patients with chronic and complex illnesses, to experience empowered communication with family caregivers. The chapters will offer basic tools to support communication with family caregivers and include resources to utilize as a patient's condition changes. Interaction tools for difficult exchanges within family systems, pathways to discuss patient decline, and communication to reduce family grief are additional chapters in this offering. As the stress of family members can increase in relation to illness, providers and professionals need communication scaffolding that provides a pathway to connect even when conflict and grief are high.

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Optimizing Communication to Reduce Family Grief

Presented by Joy Goldsmith, PhD and Elaine Wittenberg, PhD, FACH

Optimizing Communication to Reduce Family Grief

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Video Runtime: 13 Minutes

This series provides communication strategies to enable providers and professionals in hospice and palliative care, as well as those working with patients with chronic and complex illnesses, to experience empowered communication with family caregivers. The chapters will offer basic tools to support communication with family caregivers and include resources to utilize as a patient's condition changes. Interaction tools for difficult exchanges within family systems, pathways to discuss patient decline, and communication to reduce family grief are additional chapters in this offering. As the stress of family members can increase in relation to illness, providers and professionals need communication scaffolding that provides a pathway to connect even when conflict and grief are high.

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Strategies for Navigating Conflict With Family

Presented by Joy Goldsmith, PhD and Elaine Wittenberg, PhD, FACH

Strategies for Navigating Conflict With Family

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Video Runtime: 11 Minutes

This series provides communication strategies to enable providers and professionals in hospice and palliative care, as well as those working with patients with chronic and complex illnesses, to experience empowered communication with family caregivers. The chapters will offer basic tools to support communication with family caregivers and include resources to utilize as a patient's condition changes. Interaction tools for difficult exchanges within family systems, pathways to discuss patient decline, and communication to reduce family grief are additional chapters in this offering. As the stress of family members can increase in relation to illness, providers and professionals need communication scaffolding that provides a pathway to connect even when conflict and grief are high.

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Care Plans: Helping Family Understand Decline in a Patient

Presented by Joy Goldsmith, PhD and Elaine Wittenberg, PhD, FACH

Care Plans: Helping Family Understand Decline in a Patient

Subscribe now, and access clinical education and patient education—anytime, anywhere—with video instruction from recognized industry experts.
Video Runtime: 13 Minutes

This series provides communication strategies to enable providers and professionals in hospice and palliative care, as well as those working with patients with chronic and complex illnesses, to experience empowered communication with family caregivers. The chapters will offer basic tools to support communication with family caregivers and include resources to utilize as a patient's condition changes. Interaction tools for difficult exchanges within family systems, pathways to discuss patient decline, and communication to reduce family grief are additional chapters in this offering. As the stress of family members can increase in relation to illness, providers and professionals need communication scaffolding that provides a pathway to connect even when conflict and grief are high.

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