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Westwood, Los Angeles, CA

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Westwood

There's so much to do in our backyeard. Catch a movie at the site of many a Hollywood premiere. Choose from dozens of eateries (and don't forget to make a stop at Diddy Riese Cookies).

Additional Sites:

  • Life Guard House, Santa Monica, CA.

    So much, so close, so fun.

    They say LA has it all, and they're right. Perfect weather, incredible dining and entertainment, and easy access to beautiful ocean beaches, mountaintops and desert tableaus. No matter what your passion is, you'll find the right place for it here. Of course, one of the benefits of living and working in the UCLA area is that you're just a hop, skip and a jump from all that Los Angeles has to offer. Miles of beaches, public parks at every turn, museums for every interest, and some of the best nightlife anywhere.

  • Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, CA

    Santa Monica Pier

    Get your boardwalk on. Attend a free concert at the pier. Or strap on your rollerblades.

    The weather's perfect for it.

  • Venice Beach, CA

    Venice Beach

    Surf's up year round! Catch some waves in Venice, or if you're up for the drive, Malibu has great breaks.

  • Westwood

    Westwood

    There's so much to do in our backyeard. Catch a movie at the site of many a Hollywood premiere. Choose from dozens of eateries (and don't forget to make a stop at Diddy Riese Cookies).

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At UCLA Health, we achieve excellence in patient care consistently by following the steps outlined in CICARE.

CICARE is an acronym that describes specific behaviors that are guaranteed to result in excellent communication with patients, families and colleagues.

Every UCLA Health employee, physician and volunteer holds themselves and their colleagues accountable for practicing these six steps with everyone on every encounter.

CLICK ON THE ABOVE VIDEO TO LEARN MORE ABOUT CICARE.

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Connect with the patient and their family members by addressing them as Mr./Ms., or by the name they prefer.

Introduce yourself and your role.

Communicate what you are going to do, how long it is going to take, and how it will impact the patient.

Ask permission before examining the patient and anticipate patient and/or family needs, questions or concerns.

Respond to patient and/or family questions and requests with immediacy.

Exit courteously and/or with an explanation of what will come next (or when you will be back to check on them).