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Table 3 Learning objectives and content of the TTT training

From: Ready for SDM: evaluating a train-the-trainer program to facilitate implementation of SDM training in Norway

  Learning objectives Content Communication format
Part one: Basic course (1 day) Knowledge on background and rationale of SDM and risk communication
Skills to structure an SDM process using “6 steps to SDM”
Demonstration of the SDM INTERPROF module
background and description of SDM
decisions relevant for SDM
documented effects when SDM is used
the SDM-process structured in six steps
Criteria of risk communication
Lecture, practical video examples, group discussions
Part two: Advanced course (+ 2 days) Skills for teaching SDM using SDM INTERPROF and for responding to typical trainee questions and concerns Demonstration of the interactive part of SDM INTERPROF (using videos of clinical consultations)
Prepared “barrier cards” are used in a facilitated discussion
Demonstration of other learning resources on the
Lecture, group discussion, exercises
Competences in evaluating SDM in consultations using quality criteria and in discussing quality of patient involvement MAPPIN´SDM manual
Appraisal of videos of HCP-patient consultations using the MAPPIN-observer scales
Edited training videos, observation exercises, demonstration of feedback provision, group discussions
  1. The table gives an overview of learning objectives and corresponding content in the TTT and which communication form was used. The underpinning pedagogic approach is presented elsewhere [18]. BCTs applied in the TTT are indicated in detail in Table 2. INTERPROF refers to the corresponding SDM training module [19]. MAPPIN´SDM is a set of measurement scales assessing patient involvement in decision making [13, 14]