Elder Abuse, Ethics, and End-of-Life Care
Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:
1. Formulate screening protocols and plans to orchestrate care for patients who require referral to or treatment from hospitals, subspecialists, and community-based support services for abuse.
2. Counsel patients on advance directive documentation.
3. Develop an approach to the common scenarios encountered in discussing life-sustaining therapies.
4. Differentiate hospice versus palliative care; review federal guidelines.
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Janice E. Knoefel, MD, MPH, Professor of Medicine (Geriatrics) and Neurology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque
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