Table 3

Correlation Between Learning Objectives and Questionnaire Items From the Assessment of the Neuropalliative Communication Skills Curriculum

Learning objectiveAssociated questionnaire item
To coach residents in developing actionable skills and tools for family meetings, including sharing serious news and discussing goals of careQ1. I feel confident leading a family meeting independently for a patient with a serious neurologic illness
Q4. I feel confident giving serious news
To teach residents how to recognize and respond to patient and family emotionsQ2. I feel confident recognizing patient and family emotions during a family meeting
Q3. I know how to respond to patient and family emotions during a family meeting
To establish a common language for communicating with patients, families, and clinicians around palliative care needsQ5. I feel confident eliciting a patient's values
Q6. I feel confident discussing end-of-life care
To improve residents' confidence and comfort in providing neuropalliative careAll questionnaire items