Advance Directives & Health Care Decision Making

July 23, 2024
Live Webinar
DateJul 23, 2024Duration75 minutes
12:00 PM PDT01:00 PM MDT
02:00 PM CDT03:00 PM EDT
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  • Available on desktop, mobile & tablet
  • Take-away toolkit
  • Presenter’s contact info for questions
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    two business days after live stream
  • Available on desktop, mobile & tablet devices 24/7
  • Take-away toolkit
  • Ability to download webinar video
  • Presenter's contact info for questions

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Are you comfortable broaching the subject of advance directives and final health care decisions?

Are you skilled at navigating related conversations? Mismanaging this crucial element of end-of-life care can negatively affect patients and their families. This webinar will help you finesse the intricacies of these issues by providing solid information and take-away tools.

AFTER THIS WEBINAR YOU’LL BE ABLE TO:
  • Understand the critical importance of advance directives
  • Explain components of decisional capacity
  • Distinguish between various classes of decision-makers
  • Determine the appropriate decision-maker for patients who have not designated one
  • Assist patients and families with advance care planning

WEBINAR DETAILS

Having the knowledge and skill to facilitate thorough, effective conversations around advance directives is absolutely essential for those working in home health and hospice. Every patient-facing staff member needs to understand the components of advance care planning and know how to skillfully and respectfully navigate conversations with patients and families. Failing to do so inevitably impacts the patient and family experience in profoundly negative ways and can even create serious regulatory issues for your organization. 

This informative webinar will help you sort through the complexities and provide the information needed to assist patients and families with these important care choices.

THIS WEBINAR WILL BENEFIT THE FOLLOWING AGENCIES:

  • Hospice
  • Home Care

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

This session will benefit all healthcare employees who interact with patients and families, including liaisons, admissions nurses, admissions social workers, chaplains, team managers, team nurses, team social workers, physicians, and APRNs.

TAKE-AWAY TOOLKIT

  • Quick reference tool providing definitions of all elements of advance directives and their requirements
  • Tip sheet for advance care planning discussions
  • Training log
  • PDF of slides and speaker’s contact info for follow-up questions
  • Attendance certificate provided, however there are no pre-approved CEs associated with this webinar

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