Shared decision making (SDM) is a conversation by which patients and clinicians work together to respond to the patient’s problematic situation by co-creating a plan of care that makes intellectual, practical and emotional sense. SDM tools are designed to support that conversation.
Resources to help with implementation of SDM Tools
Journal club-type activities suitable for a 20-40 minute lunch session or after hours get together. Kits include a case, supporting literature, presentation material, and discussion guides focused on the four decision aids available:
- Statin Choice
- CASE 1 with slides
- CASE 2 with link
- Helping Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Make Treatment Decisions
- Reinitiation of Statins After Statin-Associated Musculoskeletal Symptoms A Patient Centered Approach
- Should Clinicians Deliver Decision Aids Further Exploration of the Statin Choice Randomized Trial
- Statin_absolute risk_new guidelines_decisionaid1
- Depression Medication Choice
- Diabetes Medications Choice
- Osteoporosis Choice
- Osteoporosis trial report for discussion
Slide shows available to review with your colleagues and leadership. voice-over version available for download either to train the trainer or to share in with audience (ensure computer is connected to speakers for best results).
- Very brief (about 15 minutes, 15 slides)
- Brief (about 20 minutes, 21 slides)
- A 4-minute video explanation of shared decision making
- A 4-minute interview video explanation about shared decision making (part 1); and a part 2 (produced by IHI Open School)
Unscripted statements by clinician and patients who have experience with the shared decision making tools. To be incorporated into presentations (participants have provided authorization for the public use of these videos).