Doctors strive to make treatment decisions together with their patients – but is the decision really shared? According to researchers, shared decision-making isn’t easy, and clinicians need help. The international research group has studied the decision aids for treatment choice of localized prostate cancer.
Understanding the treatment plan and who is the decision maker in it is key for success for the patient. Shared decisions can be very beneficial if guided by a competent doctor.
Certified Nurse Patient Educators can play a key role in relaying plans and how to implement them with the patient
If you are interested in becoming certified in Nurse Patient Education, then please review the program