A Guide to Effective Conversations About Advance Care Planning

Miami, FL US
November 8, 2018

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, 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 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: 
10/01/2018
Course expires: 
12/21/2018
Event starts: 
11/08/2018 - 3:00pm
Event ends: 
11/08/2018 - 4:30pm
Rating: 
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Baptist Hospital
8900 N. Kendall Dr
ED conference room
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.

Disclosure Policy and Disclaimer

Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.

Baptist Health South Florida designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity has been approved for 1.5 credit hours, CE Broker Course # 20-614754, by the Florida Boards of Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine, Psychologists (1.5 hrs) and by the Florida Council of Physician Assistants. Baptist Health South Florida CE Broker Provider #50-182.

This activity has also been approved for 1.5 credit hours for Nurse Practitioners and Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Pharmacists, Respiratory Therapists and Social Workers. Baptist Health South Florida CE Broker Provider #50-182.

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 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: 
10/01/2018
Course expires: 
12/21/2018
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