Comms Lab: Advocacy Inquiry

Comms Lab: Episode 47

Advocacy Inquiry – A Rapid Explainer

Advocacy Inquiry is a powerful means of addressing concerning behaviour in others. Its role in “calling out” bad behaviour in colleagues is, I believe, under-recognised and yet incredibly valuable.

In this video, I explain what it is and how we can use it outside of the context of medical simulation debriefing.

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0:00 – Intro
0:29 – What is Advocacy-Inquiry?
1:09 – What is “Good Judgement”?
2:43 – What about the “Inquiry”?
3:57 – Practical Application…

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Dr Hayden Richards LITFL Author Comms Lab

Hayden is an emergency physician at University Hospital Geelong and a senior lecturer at Deakin University, Geelong. He is somewhat obsessed with the science and art of effective communication, and in particular: difficult conversations. He believes that we can all get better at having difficult conversations, and that the process of learning to do so can be seriously fun.

Hayden is also an avid but terrible surfer, ad hoc gardener, and dad to two awesome kids. | LinkedIn |

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