Program Name: A competency based approach to teaching and evaluating shared decision making (SDM) in pediatrics

Authors or developers

William B. Brinkman
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
Cincinnati, Ohio
United States

Alexander Fiks
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA
United States

Margaret Lawson
Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario
Ottawa, ONT

Country / Language Canada and United States/English
Creation or publication date 2010
Clinic context Speciality care/pediatrics
Target users Physicians (pediatricians)
Pre or post licensure Post-licensure
General objectives To understand the basic principles of shared decision making (SDM).
To practice SDM during a simulated patient encounter.
To practice evaluating the competencies of SDM using a validated direct observation checklist.
To report greater confidence in their ability to a) engage in a SDM process, b)teach how to engage in SDM, c) evaluate SDM using a validated checklist.
Format Group course with different educational activities