CCM presents at Adirondack Health Nurses Grand Rounds

On Monday, October 4, the Center for Communication in Medicine (CCM) will present “Guiding Patients Facing Serious Illness Make Informed Healthcare Decisions” at Adirondack Health (Saranac Lake, NY) Nurses Grand Rounds. The program will address barriers and solutions to effective communication about treatment options, quality of life considerations and supportive care needs. CCM Executive Director Bernard Bandman, PhD and Battenkill Valley Health Care physician Dr. Michael Welther will introduce CCM’s signature tool,  SpeakSooner: A Patient’s Guide to Difficult Conversations, a tool that prepares patients to identify and communicate questions and concerns to healthcare providers.