Chapter 1: Myth: Nothing more can be done


Patients and families will rely on your expertise to provide them with:

  • Accurate information.

  • Care recommendations.

  • Support to make informed decisions.

 Approach these discussions in a respectful and collaborative way. Ground your interactions in empathy, and demonstrate that you’re listening and are respectful of their opinions and concerns. Working together with the patient and family will help build trust and achieve the best outcomes for everyone. 

Conversation Prompts

Please tell us what’s going on. 

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