Module 7: Clinical Decision Making

In this three part video presentation, you will learn about the legal and ethical purposes of informed consent and shared decision making. You will also learn techniques to engage in shared decision making.

Target Audience

This CME/CE activity is designed to meet the educational needs of physicians, residents, fellows, and community providers.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be able to:

  • Describe the difference between informed consent and shared decision-making processes.
  • Identify some of the complexities associated with obtaining informed consent.
  • Identify specific strategies that can be used to facilitate shared decision making.
  • Differentiate between different ethical standards involved in surrogate decision-making.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.50 Ethics
  • 0.50 Participation
Course opens: 
04/01/2020
Course expires: 
04/30/2022
Rating: 
4

In this three part video presentation, you will learn about the legal and ethical purposes of informed consent and shared decision making. You will also learn techniques to engage in shared decision making.

Jennifer Blumenthal-Barby, Ph.D., M.A., Lead Contributor and Planning Committee Member 
Cullen Associate Professor of Medical Ethics
Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas
Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

Savitri Fedson, M.D., Planning Committee Member
Associate Professor
Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas
Disclosure: honorarium recipient: American Board of Internal Medicine.

Stephanie Morain, Ph.D., M.P.H., Planning Committee Member
Assistant Professor
Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas
Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

Baylor College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Baylor College of Medicine designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.    

This activity has been designated by Baylor College of Medicine for 0.5 hours of education in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.

Available Credit

  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.50 Ethics
  • 0.50 Participation
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