Navigating Difficult Discussions with Patients and Families (Part 2) – Informed Consent/Shared Decision Making Utilizing Best Case/Worst Case Model

Physicians in every clinical specialty engage in serious and difficult discussions with patients and their family members. This course demonstrates communication models that employ an evidence-based framework for communicating serious news. Physicians who utilize effective communication tools when having serious conversations with patients and their family members about their treatment options and possible clinical outcomes can improve clinician self-assessments and patient satisfaction scores.

Target Audience

Physicians who have contact with patients and family members, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Occupational Therapists, Respiratory Therapists (Personal Growth), Social Workers and other interested healthcare professionals.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the differences between shared decision making and informed consent. 
  • Utilize the “Best Case/Worst Case” model to facilitate shared decision making with patients and families prior to informed consent.  
Additional information
Bibliography: 
  • L. Schwarze, MD, MPP,1 Jacqueline M. Kehler, MD,2 and Toby C. Campbell, M (2013). Navigating high-risk procedures with more than just a street map. Journal of Palliative Medicine, 16(10), 1169- 1171.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.25 ABIM MOC
  • 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.25 General certificate of attendance
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Occupational Therapy
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
Course opens: 
05/01/2021
Course expires: 
04/30/2024

Toby C. Campbell, M.D., MSCI
Associate Professor, Medical Oncology and Palliative Medicine
Chief of Palliative Care
Hospice & Palliative Medicine Fellowship Program Director
University of Wisconsin
Madison, Wisconsin

Toby C. Campbell, M.D., MSCI, faculty of this educational activity, has no relevant financial relationship with ineligible companies* to disclose and has indicated that the presentation or discussion will not include off-label or unapproved product usage. 

Course coordinator, content reviewers, non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose with ineligible companies*.

*Ineligible companies - Companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

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Available Credit

  • 1.25 ABIM MOC
  • 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.25 General certificate of attendance
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Occupational Therapy
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
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