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POLST: Planning for Life Endings - CE706
POLST: Planning for Life Endings

CE706 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Maureen Habel, MA, RN and Dawn Demangone-Yoon, MD
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The purpose of this program is to provide information for physicians, advanced practice nurses and registered nurses about the goals of the physician orders for life-sustaining treatment program and how it can improve end of life care. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Discuss how changing demographics and chronic disease are affecting EOL treatment
  • Compare and contrast the purpose and components of an advance directive and the POLST program
  • Discuss how the POLST program and form can help healthcare professionals honor patient choices for EOL care

Accreditation Information
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including nurses and physicians.
Nurses: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at www.continuingeducation.com or Nurse.com/CE. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at cedirect.continuingeducation.com and search for this topic title.

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 7/1/2019

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