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Provider Communication: Education and Practice in Veterans Healthcare System | South Central MIRECC


This training addresses provider-patient communication within the VA system.

  • Identifies techniques that can be used by providers to improve Veteran understanding of their healthcare in any department
  • Incorporates interactive components, allowing groups of providers to share effective communication techniques with each other.

This product is a best practice.


Developed By

Jessica Combs, PhD, Rose Gonzalez, PhD, Leili Plasencia, PhD, Maria Rodriguez-Barradas, MD, Justin Springer, PhD, Tara Steinberg, PhD, and Ellen Teng, PhD.

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Use of these Materials and Finding VA Health Care

Please note that the health care information provided in these materials is for educational purposes only. It does not replace the role of a medical practitioner for advice on care and treatment. If you are looking for professional medical care, find your local VA healthcare center by using the VA Facilities Locator & Directory. This page may contain links that will take you outside of the Department of Veterans Affairs website. VA does not endorse and is not responsible for the content of the linked websites.

Last updated: December 18, 2023