Cathleen E. Morrow, MD

Department of Community and Family Medicine
Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

Sheri Reder, PhD, MSPH

VA Puget Sound Health Care System

Accredited by

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

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Course Description

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:
1. Describe the rationale and research behind shared decision making and its potential for improved outcomes in chronic disease.
2. Explain the differences and complementary qualities of motivational interviewing and skills of shared decision making.
3. Outline the clinical applications of shared decision-making principles to chronic disease.
4. Distinguish between how shared decision making is used in medical treatment choices and for other preference- sensitive choices frequently faced by aging veterans (e.g., choice of long-term services and supports).
5. Explain the short- and long-term outcomes of successful shared decision making for aging veterans.

Activity Details

Credit Types:CME / CE
Credit Amount:1.50 Credits
Release Date:2016-Jul-26
Expiration Date:2018-Sep-19
Estimated Time for Completion:1 hour and 30 minutes
Registration Required:Yes

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