CFP International Conference on Communication in Healthcare (New Orleans)

13th International Conference on Communication in Healthcare 2015
The Primacy of Healthcare Communication
New Orleans, Louisiana, October 25-28, 2015

Deadline: Monday, May 4, 2015
Notification of Acceptance: Late June 2015

Gain knowledge, share ideas, and improve patient-provider outcomes while connecting with like-minded professionals. The International Conference on Communication in Healthcare (ICCH) offers diverse workshops, symposia, poster sessions, and high-profile keynote speakers to inspire the ongoing work of improving communication in healthcare.  ICCH brings together researchers, educators, and applied healthcare professionals from across North America and Europe to share the latest research and teaching methods related to communication and relationships in health care. This interdisciplinary event offers a wealth of information for academicians, physicians, nurses, pharmacists, counselors and other professionals interested in healthcare communication.

Prospective authors can submit abstracts and proposals through our electronic submission process. We encourage submissions from educators, researchers and learners from all healthcare fields. Please click here for detailed guidelines and selection criteria for scientific abstracts, workshops, symposia, and special interest group submissions. Accepted abstracts will be published in Medical Encounter, a journal of the American Academy on Communication in Healthcare.

Submission categories at this year’s ICCH include:
*Teaching and evaluating clinical communication skills
*Patient education and health behavior change
*Shared decision-making and patient/family engagement
*Patient-Centered Medical Home
*Community-based research
*Humanities, ethics, and professionalism
*Research methodology
*Technology and social media
*Health literacy and numeracy
*Risk communication and medical decision-making
*Underserved populations and health disparities
*Diversity and cross-cultural communication
*Linguistics and sociolinguistics
*Communication in quality and safety
*Implementation science and knowledge translation in health communication
*Team and inter-professional communication
*Other communication-related topics

Presented by the American Academy on Communication in Healthaare (AACH)

Author: Center for Intercultural Dialogue

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