Program Name: Helping patients make informed decisions : communicating benefits and harms

Authors or developers

The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP)
ABN 34 000 223 807
RACGP House, 100 Wellington Parade, East
Melbourne, Victoria 3002 Australia

Country / Language Australia/english
Creation or publication date 2016
Clinic context Any clinical context
Target users General practitioners
Pre or post licensure Post-licensure
General objectives describe why it is important for clinicians to effectively communicate benefits, harms, trade offs and uncertainties with patients
list key communication skills needed when talking with patients about evidence
Outline the role of decision support tools, potential uses and where to locate them
Document any exchanges that take place as part of the shared decision making process in a patient’s medical records
Format 2 hours e-learning