Advance Care Planning

Estimated time to complete session: 75 mins.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:

1. Determine timing and competency considerations for advance care planning discussions.
2. Differentiate the application of the following documents:  Advance Directives, Do Not Resuscitate Orders (in-hospital and out-of-hospital), Medical Power of Attorney, Living      Will, POLST/MOLST.
3. Identify resources for state and local regulations regarding the use of these documents.
4. Document patient and family conversations regarding withdrawing and withholding life support.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.25 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
09/26/2021

Erin Nielsen, LCSW, ACHP-SW, Palliative Care Social Worker, University of Colorado Hospital, Director of Operations, The Holding Group, Denver

Available Credit

  • 1.25 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
09/26/2021
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