Recognise the role of patient preparation in the (initiation of) the goal-setting process
Explore approaches to eliciting and legitimising goals through active listening and recognising patient cues
Describe how to work collaboratively with patients to agree specific and realistic goals
Apply learning to clinical practice with patients
Evaluate the experience of applying goal-setting to real world practice
Explore challenges to goal setting
Identify how to discuss and record ongoing goal attainment over time with patients living with multimorbidity
Summarise the goal-setting process
On this course, you will discover the practice of goal setting in a primary care context.
You will learn what goal-setting is and how it can help those living with multimorbidity. Through three interactive sessions, you will you explore and understand the different steps of goal-setting and learn how to put it into practice with your patients.
You will be supported by experts, as you reflect on the benefits and challenges of the practice and evaluate your own readiness to become a goal-setting GP.
A definition of goal-setting and its role in managing patients living with multimorbidity
The three key steps in the goal-setting process:- patient preparation, eliciting goals, and collaborative action planning
Putting goal-setting into practice with your own patients
Reflecting on the experience of goal-setting and dealing with challenges
Follow-up and review of goal attainment
This course is designed for GPs of all levels (GP trainees, newly trained, qualified or experienced in general practice) looking to use goal-setting with patients living with multiple long term conditions.
This project is accredited by the Royal College of General Practitioners and supported by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care East of England Programme. The views expressed are those of the author(s) and not necessarily those of the NIHR or the Department of Health and Social Care.