Program Name: Brief training of clinicians and students in shared decision making

Authors or developers

Tammy C. Hoffmann
Centre for Research In Evidence-Based Practice
Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine
Bond University
Robina, Queensland 4229

Country / Language Australia/English
Creation or publication date 2014
Clinic context Any clinical context
Target users Any Health professionals
Pre or post licensure Pre and Post-licensure
General objectives To increase awareness of the link between evidence-based practice and shared decision making.

To facilitate shared decision making skills in clinicians and student clinicians using a five-step framework for communicating evidence for participatory decision making

1- Understand the patient’s experiences and expectations
2- Build partnership
3- Discuss the evidence, including a balanced discussion about uncertainties
4- Present recommendations
5- Check for understanding and agreement
Format 1h tutorial, role paly, group discussion