Workshop For Medical Professionals - Assisting the Transition of Fear and Pain into Cooperation

How to use the most powerful tool you'll ever learn to empower yourself with children in a medical setting.

  • Come and learn through didactic and interactive group exercises, an effective step by step approach to helping children reduce or eliminate their fear of medical treatment.
  • Gain practical skills you can apply to your practice. You will learn how to become a resource for your peers in turning fear into empowerment.
  • Learn methods of approach to address fear that work… as taught to Rob Luka by the children themselves through three decades of nursing.
  • Identify and assess your own personal strengths and weaknesses when faced with a child’s overwhelming fear.

This Workshop Is For All Medical Professionals Who Work With Children

  • Pediatricians
  • Registered Nurses
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • LPN's, CMA’s, CNA’s
  • Dental Professionals
  • EMT’s and other interested healthcare providers who work with children in any setting.

What You Will Learn

  • How to have a dramatic impact on the child’s fear through your presence alone so that you begin to build an immediate trusting relationship.
  • How to use the mirror technique so you can see clearly how you are presenting yourself and the responses you are creating in the frightened child.
  • How to use the most powerful tool you’ll ever learn to empower yourself with kids so that your confidence soars and you become a resource for others.
  • How to create instant rapport so that working with the fear becomes more playful.
  • How to expand the comfort zones with phobias so you can teach children a way through them.
  • How to have fun with facial expressions so the child likes you and in turn will be more willing to work with you.
  • How to use eye contact effectively so that your look does not become dominating.
  • How to create calm with body posture so that you can impact the fear favorably without saying a word.
  • How to use imagination to deepen rapport so that you and the child take control of the fear rather than being controlled by it.
  • How to recognize how you’re self-sabotaging your success with word choice so you can learn to use words to your advantage.

Workshop Agenda & Schedule



7:30 - 8:00


8:00 - 8:30


8:30 - 9:00

Personal Reflection

9:00 - 10:30

Start with Yourself a Personal Assessment
Apply the Law of Expectations
Use the Power of Intention

10:30 - 10:45


10:45 - 12:15

How to Create Instant Rapport
Proper Semantics- Using Words to your Advantage
How to Gain Cooperation with your Initial Approach

12:15 - 1:15

Lunch (on your own)

1:15 - 2:45

Success with Phobias
Nonverbal Communication
Work with Love and Innocence

2:45 - 3:00


3:00 - 4:30 

Use the Energy of Fear to Your Advantage
The Use of Breath
Combining the Skills
Summary of Techniques

4:30 - 5:00

Post Test/Closure

Refund Policy

Refund requests will be honored if received in writing 7 business days prior to the program date minus a $30 process fee. After 7 days you may transfer your registration to a future conference or send a colleague in your place. If you do not cancel and do not attend you will be charged the full conference fee.

Can't Attend Live Workshop?
Take The Online Course.

The online workshop is available through Digital Chalk.
To register for the online course click the button below then follow these instructions:


Click the Green Buy Online Course. You will be taken to our training page on Digital Chalk. Fill out your information and create a password.


Go to Catalog (upper right of screen) click on course, enter info, click submit.


You will get a confirmation. Go to HOME TAB to start the Course.

If you have any difficulty with the registration process, or need to speak with someone by phone, call 828-280-2623.

Rob Luka

Communication Skills for Healthcare Professionals
And Families with Sick Children

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