Shared-Decision Making with the High-Risk Surgical Patient

When Mar 15, 2018 from 09:05 AM to 04:05 PM
Where London
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The Patient Information Forum is delighted to be working with the Royal College of Anaesthetists and Medway NHS Foundation Trust, to hold an event on the topic of Shared Decision Making with the High-Risk Surgical Patient on Thursday 15 March 2018 at the Royal College of Anaesthetists in London.

The event is primarily aimed at Anaesthetists at any level of their career, but may also be of interest to anyone with an interest in shared decision making.  The event will attract 5 CPD points with the Royal College of Anaesthetists.

Find out more below and by viewing the draft agenda for the event here.

Agenda themes

The event will share learning, best practice and insights on the following themes:

  • Political drivers and national programmes
  • Why is it important? - Patient perspective
  • Deploying digital information and how it can support SDM / consent
  • Shared decision making in the high-risk patient - A surgeon’s perspective
  • Developing education and training strategies in shared decision making - The Choosing Wisely programme
  • Decision aids from the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE)
  • Health literacy
  • Accessible information - A blind person’s experience
  • Communicating potential benefits and harms
  • Factors influencing the perception of side-effect risk information                             

Expert speakers

The agenda will allow you to hear from a wealth of expertise.  Speakers will join us from the following organisations:

  • 11Health
  • Choosing Wisely UK, Academy of Medical Royal Colleges
  • National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence
  • AbilityNet
  • Medway NHS Foundation Trust
  • NHS England
  • Royal London Hospital
  • Torbay Hospital
  • University of Cambridge
  • University of Leeds

More information about this event…