Program Name: Improving Practitioners' Decision Support Skills

Authors or developers

Annette O’Connor
Université d’Ottawa

Dawn Stacey
Université d’Ottawa

Mary Jane Jacobsen, RN MEd
Université d’Ottawa

Country / Language Canada/English and French
Creation or publication date 2007
Clinic context Any context
Target users Health professionals and others involved in counselling and supporting people making decisions about health or social situations.
Pre or post licensure Pre and Post licence
General objectives • describe concepts of decision support • identify complex decisions requiring decision support • explain how to assess patients' decisional needs • tailor decision support to patients' needs • explain how to use patient decision aids • discuss how to evaluate decision support interventions
Format A 1 to 2 hours tutorial