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Winthrop-University Hospital Partners with AHRQ to Host Free SHARE Approach Workshop for Clinicians on March 7
February 10, 2016

Mineola, NY – Winthrop-University Hospital and The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) are sponsoring a free one-day train-the-trainer workshop on shared decision making on Monday, March 7, 2016 in the Hospital’s Research and Academic Center, located at 101 Mineola Blvd. in Mineola, NY.

Using the SHARE Approach, a five-step process for shared decision making, this free workshop will provide healthcare professionals with patient decision aids, conversation starters, tips to communicate with patients, implementation strategies for clinical teams, and other tools that support shared decision making in clinical practice settings.

Clinicians who participate will become Master Trainers of the SHARE Approach program and learn how to implement the SHARE Approach and train peers in shared decision making. Participants can earn over six (6.25) hours of FREE continuing medical education credits (CME)/continuing education units (CEUs). A learning network and webinar series are also be available to support ongoing implementation.

“Winthrop University Hospital is excited to be partnering with AHRQ to offer the SHARE approach workshop,” said Jared Kutzin, DNP, MPH, MS (MEdL), RN, CPPS, CPHQ, CHSOS, Director, Simulation Center & AHA Community Training Center at Winthrop. “Bringing this nationally recognized program to Winthrop highlights our commitment to providing high quality, safe patient care, in a patient-centered environment. In addition, it demonstrates our focus on being an organization dedicated to educating the regional healthcare community about the latest evidence-based approaches to patient centered care.”

The March 7, 2016 workshop will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in room G18 in the Treiber Conference Center within the Research and Academic Center. To register for the workshop, visit To learn more about the SHARE Approach program, visit