April 20, 2019

2018 MALC: Advance Directives & End of Life Planning

At a Glance...

  • Date: October 16, 2018
  • Time: 8:00 - 11:00 a.m.
  • Event Address:

    Integrated Health Partners
    77 East Michigan Avenue
    Battle Creek, MI 49017

  • Room Location: Event Room - Second Floor
  • Contact: Integrated Health Partners (269) 425-7110

Advance Directives and End of Life Planning (Area agency on Aging)

  • What are they and why are they important
  • They are not just for the elderly or end-of-life patients
  • Standard processes within the office
  • Techniques to introduce topic
  • Review form, answer questions
  • Obtain signed document (office staff cannot be a witness)
  • What is office process to see if one is on file
  • Is form shared with providers sharing in the care of patients (e.g., cardiologist, pulmonologist, nephrologist)
  • Hospice
  • Palliative Care resources