03 Oct 2023 12:30 - 13:30 Online attendance Free
A free online webinar for Primary Care Pharmacists who may be involved in shared decision making conversations . This online session allows participants to watch a real time interactive demonstration led by EC4H tutors. Participants will have the opportunity throughout the demonstration to contribute suggestions and feedback to the tutor team via the chat box.
Scenario: Caroline Murray is a 28 year old lady, she has called to request a dose increase in her Sertraline during a period of acute emotional stress. The Practice Pharmacist calls Mrs Murray to discuss this request
Shared Decision Making, as defined by NICE in their 2021 guideline, is a collaborative process that involves a person and their healthcare professional working together to reach a joint decision about care. It could be care the person needs straightaway or care in the future, for example, through advance care planning. It involves choosing tests and treatments based both on evidence and on the person’s individual preferences, beliefs and values. It means making sure the person understands the risks, benefits and possible consequences of different options through discussion and information sharing. This joint process empowers people to make decisions about the care that is right for them at that time (with the options of choosing to have no treatment or not changing what they are currently doing always included).
In this scenario we demonstrate the use of the ‘DECIDE’ approach to structure the conversation, demonstrating the value of the clinician and the patient exploring options together.
Workshop participants will:
Review their current practice in communication about treatment related decision-making and consent
Working together, they will practice more effective ways to:
Date: 03 Oct 2023
Time: 12:30 - 13:30
Claire O’Neill is Lead Nurse and Clinical Service Manager for Acute Palliative Care Services in Greater Glasgow and Clyde. Claire has been involved in delivering communication skills training since 2003. More recently working with EC4H and NHSGGC Lead for Realistic Medicine to deliver Realistic Conversations virtual sessions.