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Mastering Shared Decision Making


Patient dissatisfaction with the decision making process about their treatment options can increase the risk of complaints against a doctor.

Facilitating conversations effectively can result in more informed and appropriate decision making for patients. It can also increase a patient’s sense of ownership of the decision leading to better acceptance of unexpected or unwanted consequences after an adverse outcome.

Very useful, I think the shared decision making component is spot on and pulls together the strands of many, even all, aspects of medicolegal issues/claims.

Overview


By attending this workshop you will:

  • learn how to facilitate effective patient decision making
  • understand the process of shared decision making and its importance in effective doctor-patient relationships
  • gain an understanding of what leads to complaints related to clinical decision making
  • explore the challenges that you could face in the decision making process
  • learn techniques that will assist you in meeting the rising expectations of patients for information about their healthcare choices
  • reduce your likelihood of complaints arising from clinical decision making consultations. 

Medical Protection members - FREE

(benefit of membership)

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SUITABLE FOR

  • General practitioners
  • Specialists
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FORMAT

  • Three-hour workshop
  • Short lectures
  • Reflective exercise
  • Small group-facilitated discussions
  • Group activities
  • Rehearsal of skills
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CPD & CME

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