ExpiresApril 1, 2021
American Academy on Communication in Healthcare
This module examines specific communication skills that promote mindful awareness, a key to effective clinical practice. Mindfulness can also be applied to the acquisition of skills and knowledge, cultivation of caring and healing attitudes, and facing the anxiety of uncertainty.
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Self-assessment questions tailored to each specific module topic are required upon module completion. Multiple choice questions required; open-ended discussion questions are optional.
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ABMS MOC Part II CME Activity
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Colon and Rectal Surgery
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Psychiatry and Neurology
NOTE: If a Member Board has not deemed this activity for MOC approval as an accredited CME activity, this activity may count toward an ABMS Member Board’s general CME requirement. Please refer directly to your Member Board’s MOC Part II Lifelong Learning and Self-Assessment Program Requirements.
Describe how self-awareness improves clinical practice.
Describe how mindfulness limits mistakes.
Describe why experience seldom builds competence.
Describe fundamental qualities of mindful practitioners.
Cite four "reflective questions" that lead to mindfulness.
Describe why mindfulness and self-awareness are essential to improving professionalism.
Discuss with a colleague how you might practice becoming more mindful and self-aware, and consider the pros and cons of starting such a practice.
Online, Communication, Videos, Evidence-Based, Patient-Centered, Professionalism, Interpersonal Skills, Medical Knowledge, Brain Injury, Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Neuromuscular Development, Pediatric Rehabilitation, Spinal Cord, Sports, Pain Medicine
Interpersonal & Communication Skills, Patient Care & Procedural Skills, Practice-based Learning & Improvement
CME Credit Type
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
Physician Well-being activity
Academic Medicine, Inpatient, Outpatient, Rural, Urban, VA/Military
National Quality Strategies and/or Quadruple Aim Care Processes
Communication Skills, Assessment, Quality Improvement, Professionalism, Physician-Patient Relationship