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Pathologists with appointment times on Wednesday, November 30th or Thursday, December 1st, please review the exercise materials below prior to your time slot.

Breast Case Colon Case

Sessions are free and open to all California Society of Pathologists attendees, but space is extremely limited—you must preregister.

Wednesday, November 30, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Thursday, December 1, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

To schedule your one-on-one learning opportunity, please complete the form, or email us with questions.

Patient-centric, collaborative care models are redefining the way physicians interact with patients and driving a need to enhance patient communication across the health care spectrum.

To help pathologists meet a growing opportunity for direct patient contact, the CAP Foundation, in collaboration with the CAP Transformation Program Office, will host a unique skill-building exercise designed to simulate a pathologist/patient consultation.

These private, one-on-one encounters with trained, standardized patients offer a risk-free environment to enhance patient communication skills and explore potential ways to incorporate patient consults into your practice.

During a 30-minute session, you will talk with a specially trained, standardized “patient” to discuss the results of his/her breast and colon pathology report.

Immediately following the consult, the patient will provide specific feedback and suggestions you can use to improve patient consultations.

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