This learning module defines shared decision-making in patient care and explores how this approach can promote patient-centred, individualised care. It also considers how shared decision-making can increase informed patient involvement in how care is provided. The module offers principles and practical guidance, as well as information on sharing expertise, agenda setting, assessing risks and benefits, setting goals, and support and follow up.
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