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POLST End-of-Life Care

Provider in Home with Senior Patients Medical Team

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

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.


  • 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.


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,, 818.813.2665, or
Lisa Ehle,, 617.388.5192.