Patient - Doctor Communication

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm EDT

Course Overview

Description: In medicine, much emphasis is placed on diagnosis and management of various conditions and disorders to better care for patients, but often the source of providing effective patient care lies in something completely different. This course will discuss various aspects of the patient-doctor relationship and will outline how communication skills are vital for patient satisfaction, improving clinical outcomes, and providing patients with the best possible care.

Learning Objectives:

1. To encourage professionals to reevaluate the words used with patients
2. To learn different methods of effective communication throughout the patient encounter
3. To understand how communication can improve clinical outcomes
4. To motivate professionals to spend time working on communication skills



Dr. Delaram Shirazian received her Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences and minor in Psychology at the University of Missouri- Columbia. She received her Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of Missouri- St. Louis. She then went on to complete a residency in Ocular Disease and Low Vision rehabilitation at the Kansas City VA Medical Center. After residency, Dr. Shirazian recently started as full time faculty at SUNY College of Optometry, working with patients in primary care and low vision rehabilitation clinics.



Delaram Shirazian, OD

Registration Details

 Registration Items
  •  Live Webinar 
  • Webinar Recording Only  
  FYI - Webinar Recording:
  • You can still access the webinar's recording & earn "internet/ distance learning" CE credit even if your unable to attend the live presentation by selecting the option "Webinar Recording Only" on the Session Registration page.
   Registration Fee: 
  • $30.00
  Registration includes:
  • Access to webinar recording
  • Attend 4 live webinars and the 5th live webinar is FREE! 
  • 1-hour of CE Credit NYS (see below for further details)

Cancellation: Full refund or credit will be given if a written request for cancellation is received by the Wednesday, January 10. The request should be sent to the Office of Continuing Professional Education via standard mail or email. Cancellations request received after the deadline will be assessed a $10 administrative fee.

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