Person-centred Care Through Shared Decision Making

Learn to engage patients in shared decision making to make positive health care decisions together.

Understand and strengthen your delivery of person-centred care through shared decision making. In this course you’ll go beyond the concepts and build the skills to put shared decision making into practice with our leading academics.

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Date/sMonday 24 May to Sunday 13 June, 2021
Time/sTues 25/5 [6-7pm]: Understanding SDM group activity
Tues 1/6 [6-7pm]: Q&A
Tues 8/6 [6-7pm]: Planning group activity
Duration 15 hours, delivered over 3 weeks (Equivalent of 2 day workshop)
Registrations close 5.00 pm Friday 7 May 2021
Prerequisites/s Open to suitably qualified and practicing health professionals.
Certification 15 hours of Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
Fee/s Standard price: $360.00 + GST
Group bookings of 10 or more: $350.00pp + GST

Learn more than just the theory and evidence behind shared decision making. You’ll gain the practical skills, ideas and direction to implement shared decision making in your own practice.

You’ll build knowledge and skills in this critical practice that is increasingly an expectation of patients and health care services. Person-centred care is also now a requirement of the national standards for health services from the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care.

Over 15 hours, you’ll learn from experts in the field. Drawing from their research in decision aids and their extensive experience implementing shared decision making projects Australian health services, our research team will help you understand what shared decision making means for you, your patients and your practice. The content Is equivalent to a 2 day workshop spread over 3 weeks.

Depending on your professional or accrediting body, you may be eligible to receive CPD credit hours for this course.

Course content

Topics  covered will include:

  • Why and how shared decision making works
  • What shared decision making is, and what it isn’t
  • Creating your own shared decision making action plan

Extra requirements

  1. Broadband internet access and an active email address that can be accessed at home during study periods.
  2. Students must have basic computer literacy skills (e.g. Word or other word processing software).

Further information

Organiser's name: Executive and Professional Education

Organiser's email:

Organiser's phone: 1300 135 045