Women`s Health, Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault & Legal and Ethical Aspects of End-of-Life Care 2019

18-25 May 2019
Royal Caribbean Rhapsody of the Seas from Venice

Women`s Health, Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault & Legal and Ethical Aspects of End-of-Life Care 2019 is a 7-Night Greece & Croatia Cruise Conference Round-trip Venice.

Women`s Health, Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault & Legal and Ethical Aspects of End-of-Life Care 2019 covers topics such as:

  • Dying and the Patient With Decisionmaking Capacity
    • Explain the difference between advance directives and physicians orders regarding end-of-life treatment options
    • Differentiate between instructional and proxy advance directives
    • Identify the gaps that arise between advance directives and orders in patient charts
    • Discuss these differences with patients with decisionmaking capacity so that their wishes are memorialized in case of loss of that capacity
    • Assess the utility of POLST as a way to fill in those gaps
  • End of Life Care and Refusal of Treatment
    • Explain the lines the line draws between appropriate and inappropriate end-of-life treatment choices for patients
    • Discuss ethically and legal appropriate end-of-life treatment choices with patients
  • Palliative Care and Hospice
    • Explain Medicare requirements for the coverage of hospice care
    • Explain the difference between palliative care and hospice
    • Evaluate suggestions of hospice care made by other members of the care team or by hospice providers themselves
  • When the Patient Lacks Decisionmaking Capacity (With or Without An Advance Directive)
    • Analyze decisionmaking approaches under the three possibly applicable legal standards: substituted judgment, best interests, and the legally disfavored subjective test
    • Explain state laws that permit family members or others acting on behalf of patients lacking capacity to speak on their behalf
  • Futility: When Family Members Want It All
    • Explain the concept of medical futility
    • Explain legal recognition of death by neurological criteria and differentiate between issues involving patients satisfying that criteria and patients who do not, under the law
    • Compare state laws specifically describing procedures to be followed when clinicians view a patientÂ’s treatment as futile with state laws that are less procedurally specific
    • Distinguish between quantitative and qualitative futility

Women`s Health, Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault & Legal and Ethical Aspects of End-of-Life Care 2019 brings together:

  • Physician Assistants
  • Physicians
  • Nurse Practitioners. Attorneys
  • Nurses
  • Psychologists

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