Program Name: Shared Decision-Making in Patient-Centered Care

Authors or developers

Kate Clay
Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center's orthopedics department

Country / Language United States/English
Creation or publication date 2014
Clinic context Any clinical context
Target users Clinicians
Pre or post licensure Post-licensure
General objectives • Define shared decision-making and contrast it to motivational interviewing, informed consent and patient education
• Explain differences between preference-sensitive and effective care
• Describe one example of patient decisional conflict from your practice and how to remedy this using shared decision-making tools and techniques
Identify opportunities to systematically use shared decision-making tools and techniques in your clinical setting
• Identify barriers to using shared decision-making techniques in your practice and propose potential solutions
• Demonstrate familiarity with range and location of web and hard copy patient decision support tools
• Incorporate the "6 steps" into a shared decision making conversation
• Evaluate decision support tools for presence of required elements to meet minimum international standards
Format Online courses
4 hours of activities per week for a total of 20,5 contact hours