Special Session

Panel 26 - Improving Physician-Patient Communication and Informed Consent to Ensure Ethical Conduct of Routine Clinical Care and Clinical Research

9/18/2019
1:15 PM - 2:30 PM
Location: Room W181

Session Type: Panel
1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
1.25 CAMPEP Credits
1.5 MDCB Credits

This panel will include four formal presentations plus a panel discussion. Presentation topics will include: 1) Patient autonomy, shared decision-making and the imperative for clear physician-patient communication in Radiation Oncology. 2) Patients' fears and expectations regarding radiation treatment. 3) Practical suggestions for improving patient education and the readability of documents used for patient communication and consent. 4) Informed consent in clinical research - from bioethical principles to the challenge of therapeutic misconception in trials comparing radiation technologies. After the formal presentations, a 10-15 minute panel discussion will occur during which legal issues relating to informed consent in clinical practice and clinical research can be considered.

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Presentations:

Leonard Gunderson, MD, MS, FASTRO

Mayo Clinic Scottsdale

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Employment
Mayo Clinic in Arizona: Emeritus Professor and Consultant: Employee

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