Delivering the News with Compassion

The GRIEV_ING Death Notification Protocol

Notifying a family about a loved one's death is the most difficult, emotionally laden communication that physicians must perform. The "GRIEV_ING" course provides emergency physician educators with a practical, efficient, easy-to-teach intervention proven to enhance resident death notification skills.

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This project was supported by Grant No. 2005-VF-GX-K021 awarded by the Office for Victims of Crime, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice. Points of view in this document are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the U.S. Department of Justice.

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