Initiating the Conversation on Medical Myths and Misinformation

This 90-minute Zoom workshop by the Duke Program on Medical Misinformation will support healthcare professionals seeking to conduct psychologically safe conversations with patients about medical misinformation. Participants will consider the latest social science perspectives on patient engagement with misinformation and learn techniques for talking with patients about inaccurate information they encounter.

Workshop Objectives

By attending this workshop, participants will be able to recognize patient constraints in navigating health information and identifying misinformation; and describe guiding principles for initiating conversations on medical misinformation with their patients.

Upcoming Workshops

Monday, April 19, 2021
3:00 – 4:30pm EST
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Workshop Faculty

Brian Southwell, PhD
Senior Director, Science in the Public Sphere Program
Center for Communication Science, RTI International

Adjunct Professor (Social Science Research Institute) & Duke-RTI Scholar
Duke Forge, Duke University School of Medicine

Adjunct Associate Professor (Health Behavior)
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Jamie L. Wood, PhD
Assistant Professor of the Practice of Medical Education
Duke University School of Medicine

Continuing Education Credit

In support of improving patient care, the Duke University Health System Department of Clinical Education and Professional Development is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), to provide continuing education for the health care team.

Category 1: Duke University Health System Department of Clinical Education and Professional Development designates this activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurse CE: Duke University Health System Department of Clinical Education and Professional Development designates this activity for up to 1.5 credit hours for nurses. Nurses should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.

Pharmacy: Duke University Health System Department of Clinical Education and Professional Development designates this knowledge-based activity for 1.5 ACPE

 

Need More Information?
Contact Erin Eckert at erin.eckert@duke.edu to learn more and receive updates on future workshop offerings.