Astute Doctor

Course Overview

Setting Mutually Agreed Goals

Understand patient health goals

Engage patients in decision making

Increase treatment success rates

Overcome barriers to goal achievement

Negotiate with patients and find common ground

Improve patient adherence

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CME Accredited

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The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson

designates this enduring material for a maximum of

1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM

Learn How To:

Evaluate patient willingness to share decision-making

Communicate key medical information simply

Identify patient health objectives

Discuss ways to achieve health objectives

Encourage patient engagement in decision-making

Help patients evaluate management options

Negotiate a management plan

Agree with patient on mutual goals

Identify barriers to goal achievement

Develop strategies to overcome barriers

Course Structure

Pre-course Activity

Chapter 1: Introduction and overview

Chapter 2: Presenting treatment options

Chapter 3: Exploring patient preferences

Chapter 4: Negotiating a plan

Chapter 5: Course Posttest

Chapter 6: References

Purchase Options

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Resident version available (no CME)