Program Name: Decision making in clinical practice

Authors or developers

Dawn Stacey
School of Nursing
University of Ottawa
Ottawa, ONT

Country / Language Canada/English
Creation or publication date 2010
Clinic context Various clinical contexts
Target users Nurses, other healthcare professionals
Pre or post licensure Post-licensure
General objectives To appraise decision making and decision support models.
To analyse the construct underlying the nursing diagnosis of decisional conflict.
To identify research gaps for providing and implementing decision support.
To develop skills for using tools to assess clients' decision making needs.
To plan and evaluate decision support strategies for clients facing difficult decisions.
To develop self-evaluation skills regarding the use of decision support and related communication.
Format Group course with different educational activities (in person or by correspondance)