This tutorial will discuss approaches to advanced care planning. The presenter will discuss differences between advance directives and living wills and will introduce concepts regarding state-to-state variation, advance care planning and will begin to discuss tips for discussing this with patients which will be discussed in greater detail in further talks.
- Distinguish between clinical features and a “do not resuscitate/do not intubate” status versus a “full code” status
- Describe differences between living wills, durable healthcare power of attorneys, and physician orders for life sustaining treatment (POLST) and when each may be appropriate
- Summarize key differences between code status discussion and goals of care discussion
Keith M. Swetz, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of General Internal Medicine
Section of Palliative Medicine
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
$40 - Streaming Video
$50 - Streaming Video and DVD