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POLST End-of-Life Care

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Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. PST.

Advance Care Planning and Utilization of the Physician Order for Life Sustaining Treatment (POLST) to Improve End-of-Life Care

Webinar. Begins at 11:30 a.m. Pacific Time

In partnership with Avoid Readmissions through Collaboration (ARC) and Health Services Advisory Group (HSAG)

This one-hour webinar will feature speakers from the Coalition for Compassionate Care of California on the topic of advance care planning and end-of-life care, as well as POLST implementation in California.

Objectives

  • Learn about strategies to improve and enhance advance care planning and end-of-life care.
  • Determine gaps in advance care delivery and where enhancements can be made within the hospital and community setting.
  • Utilize and implement key processes to ensure the POLST form is used effectively to support end-of-life care.

Featuring:

Judy (Citko) Thomas, JD, Executive Director
Coalition for Compassionate Care of California

Lael C. Duncan, MD, Medical Director of Consulting Services
Coalition for Compassionate Care of California

Who Should Attend:

Anyone Interested in Advance Care Planning, End-of-Life Care, or POLST, including: hospitals, physicians, pharmacists, nursing homes, home health agencies, health plans, community-based organizations, community stakeholders, other healthcare providers, patients and families.

For further information, contact:

Lindsay Holland, lholland@hsag.com, 818.813.2665, or
Lisa Ehle, lehle@cynosurehealth.org, 617.388.5192.