Advance Directives: Ensuring Compliance Webinar

Date: 9/17/2020, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

This webinar has been rescheduled - a new date has not yet been determined. Please check back for updates. You may also contact Leslie Couturier at lcouturier@themha.org if you are interested in registering for this webinar.


This webinar will discuss the CMS hospital Conditions of Participation (CoPs) on advance directives along with The Joint Commission standards to help hospitals ensure compliance. The program will cover in detail advance directives such as living will, durable power of attorney, organ donation, mental health declaration, organ donor cards, patient advocates and do not resuscitate orders. It will discuss rights of patient representatives such as durable power of attorney, support persons, parents or guardians. It will discuss the IHI conversation starter kit regarding discussions about end of life care, which has been downloaded over 100,000 times. We will also discuss how to talk to patients about end of life wishes, resources on advance care planning and the clinical prediction tool, Criteria for Screening and Triaging to Appropriate Alternative care (CRISTAL), to identify dying patients.

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