A Guide to Effective Conversations About Advance Care Planning

Miami, FL US
September 26, 2017

The 2013 Institute of Medicine report, Dying in America, showed that only 47% of adults over age 40 had an advance directive. In another 2013 study, 90% of the people said that talking with their loved ones about end-of-life care is important, but only 27% had actually done so. By applying learned conversation skills, healthcare providers will be better prepared and more effective when they engage patients and families in advance care planning and shared decision making in their own  end-of-life care decisions. This informative session will give providers the tools and skills necessary to have the conversation about what matters most to patients and families before a medical crisis occurs.

Target Audience

Physicians, Psychologists, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Pharmacists, Respiratory Therapists, Radiology Technicians, Clinical Chaplains, Social Workers, Medical Students, and other interested healthcare professionals.

Learning Objectives

  • Facilitate end-of-life conversations with patients about what matters most to them and to their loves ones.
  • Implement strategies that will encourage patients to have end-of-life preference conversations with their loved ones and their healthcare providers.
  • Provide patients and their families with a four-step guide for having the conversation about end-of-life care.
  • Describe the three types of advance directives and how to properly complete them.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.50 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.50 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.50 Florida Board of Occupational Therapy
  • 1.50 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 1.50 Florida Board of Psychology
  • 1.50 Florida Bureau of Radiation Control
  • 1.50 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
  • 1.50 Florida Board of Clinical Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Mental Health Counselors
  • 1.50 General certificate of attendance
Course opens: 
07/16/2017
Course expires: 
11/01/2017
Event starts: 
09/26/2017 - 3:00pm
Event ends: 
09/26/2017 - 4:30pm
Rating: 
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Baptist Hospital
8900 N. Kendall Dr
5 MCVI, Side A
Miami, FL 33176
United States

Ana M. Viamonte-Ros, M.D.
Medical Director, Bioethics & Palliative Care
Baptist Health South Florida

Rose Allen, DNP, MSM/HM, RN, CHPN,
Director, Bioethics Program
Baptist Health South Florida

Ana M. Viamonte-Ros, M.D., and Rose Allen, DNP, MSM/HM, RN, CHPN have both indicated that neither they nor their spouses/partners have relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies, and they will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in their presentation or discussion.

Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Available Credit

  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.50 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.50 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.50 Florida Board of Occupational Therapy
  • 1.50 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 1.50 Florida Board of Psychology
  • 1.50 Florida Bureau of Radiation Control
  • 1.50 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
  • 1.50 Florida Board of Clinical Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Mental Health Counselors
  • 1.50 General certificate of attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
07/16/2017
Course expires: 
11/01/2017
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