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First 5 Minutes®Building Patient Trust Skills Practice

1.75 Credits CME

Experience and patient feedback tell us patients are more willing to follow medical instructions when they feel understood. They also have better long-term health outcomes.

The First 5 Minutes educational modules can help you establish trust with your patients faster and more meaningfully.

The Fundamentals modules share strategies for quickly creating rapport, responding with empathy, and building your relationship. Expert faculty analyze videos of clinician-patient interactions and highlight where the clinician excelled and where there were missed opportunities. In the Skills Practice modules, you’ll apply your empathetic listening and communication skills by conversing with a simulated patient. These virtual reality modules can be accessed through your computer or on an Oculus headset.

CHEST gratefully acknowledges the following supporters of the First 5 Minutes®:

Founding Supporters - Amgen, AstraZeneca, Bexar County, Boehringer Ingelheim, Novartis, Regeneron, Sanofi, and VIATRIS.

Trailblazer Supporter - GSK

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The American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST) is the global leader in advancing best patient outcomes through innovative chest medicine education, clinical research and team-based care. Learn more

To help improve the quality of its educational content and meet applicable education accreditation requirements, the content provider will receive record of your participation and responses to this activity.

Accreditation Statement: The The American College of CHEST Physicians is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement: The The American College of CHEST Physicians designates this Enduring Material activity for a maximum of 1.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


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