Informed consent to medical treatment is fundamental in both ethics and law. Patients have the right to receive information and ask questions about recommended treatments so that they can make well-considered decisions about care. Successful communication in the patient-physician relationship fosters trust and supports shared decision making.
Meet the Presenter
Shannon McCormick, MHA, BSN, RN, CPHRM
Senior Patient Safety and Risk Consultant
Shannon has more than 20 years of experience in patient safety and risk management. Her background includes clinical experience in labor and delivery as well as outpatient women’s services. For the last 12 years, her focus has been quality, risk management, and patient safety.