Talking with your doctor
William Godolphin, Donald J Cegala,
Carolyn Saunders, Catherine Kline,
A workshop to teach skills for patients,
founded on a tested framework and
taught in the community
• Origins and rationale for the framework
• Rationale for workshop design
• Development of the support materials and
• Training and materials for facilitators
• Barriers to and strategies for sustainability
Presenting detailed information
about how you are feeling.
Asking questions if desired
information is not provided.
Checking your understanding of
information given to you.
Expressing any concerns about
the recommended treatment.
From DJ Cegala: Communicating with your doctor 2000