Observing Patient Involvement (OPTION)

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Language: English

Profession: Medicine

Level of Learner: Undergraduate, Postgraduate

Type of Tool: Assessment Tool - Observer

Assessment Topic(s): Observer

What to Teach / Assess Topic(s): Giving information, Shared decision making

Brief description:

Instrument for the observation of provider-patient interviews concerned with shared decision making; 15 items using a 5-point scale A short version of the Observer OPTION with five items is currently in development. The authors are able to release the manual and training materials to collaborators who wish to use them for research efforts. Further information: http://www.optioninstrument.org/observer-option-5-2014.html Elwyn G, Tsulukidze M, Edwards A, Légaré F, Newcombe R. Using a 'talk' model of shared decision making to propose an observation-based measure: Observer OPTION 5 Item. Patient Education and Counseling 2013; 93(2): 265-71. topics covered: giving information, shared decision making References: Elwyn G, Edwards A, Wensing M, Hood K, Atwell C, Grol R. Shared decision making: developing the OPTION scale for measuring patient involvement. Qual Saf Health Care 2003;12:93–99

Author(s) and Affiliation(s): Elwyn G Edwards A Wensing M Hood K Atwell C Grol R