Dr. Loren Roth Quality and Patient Safety Speaker Series: Discussing Goals of Care: Honoring End-of-Life Preferences
The 2019 Dr. Loren Roth UPMC Quality and Patient Safety Speaker Series Increasing High Value Care: Learning to Talk About the Elephant in the Room has been designed to provide health care clinicians, executives, managers, and board members with an overview of theory and best practices related to quality and patient safety. It encourages new thinking, problem solving, and the forging of innovative pathways to deliver on the promise of a safer health care system.
Board members, health care executives, managers, physicians, advanced practice professionals, social workers, case managers, nurses, all other health care professionals, and front-line staff.
Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to:
- Articulate the importance of early and consistent goal clarification discussions with patients.
- Use tools to have more effective end-of-life and goal clarification discussions with patients.
11:30 – 12:00 Registration
12:00 – 12:10 Executive Welcome - Tami Minnier, MSN, FACHE
12:10 – 12:30 The Current Condition at UPMC - Joel Nelson, MD
12:30 – 1:30 How do You Recognize There is an Elephant in the Room? - Dan Hall, MD, MDiv, MHSc, FACS
1:30 – 2:30 Keynote Address: Ensuring the Delivery of High Quality Care Throughout the Cancer Trajectory - Jennifer Temel, MD
2:30 – 2:45 Break
2:45 – 3:45 Beyond Risk Prediction: Harnessing the Power of Scenario Planning for High-Stakes Surgical
Decisions - Gretchen Schwarze, MD
3:45 – 4:00 Closing Remarks - Dan Hall, MD, MDiv, MHSc, FACS
Disclosures: The following relevant relationships were with any proprietary entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients were disclosed:
Dan Hall, MD
Grant/Research Support: NIH and VA grants examining aspects of frailty on surgery
No other planners, members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Continuing Education Credit
The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Other health care professionals are awarded 0.3 continuing education units (CEUs), which are equal to 3.25 contact hours.
- 3.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
- 3.25 Attendance