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Center for Excellence in Healthcare Communication 2020 – R.E.D.E. TO COMMUNICATE®: Anesthesia Care

2020 Dates

September 11 & 30
October 12 & 27
November 5 & 17
December 4 & 17

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus, Foundation House


Effective teamwork and communication is a crucial determinant of patient experience and outcomes related to anesthesia. It is also a vital determinant of job satisfaction and wellness for providers. The R.E.D.E. Model® of healthcare communication was developed by Cleveland Clinic and serves as a guide for relationship-centered communication with patients and colleagues. In a small, dynamic setting, course participants will learn the model as it relates to anesthesia, work in small groups to practice the skills, and work through their own common communication challenges.

Target Audience

Physicians (MD/DO), Advanced Practice Providers (NP, PA, PhD, LISW), Nursing professionals, Educators charged with developing/offering clinical communication programs.


At the end of this activity, the participant will be able to: 

  • Identify common communication challenges associated with managing anesthesia care
  • Apply relationship-centered communication skills for anesthesia care with patients, families, & teams
  • Identify evidence based relationship-centered communication skills