Dr. Loren Roth Quality and Patient Safety Speaker Series: Discussing Goals of Care: Honoring End-of-Life Preferences

April 22, 2019

 

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.

 

Target Audience

Board members, health care executives, managers, physicians, advanced practice professionals, social workers, case managers, nurses, all other health care professionals, and front-line staff.

Learning Objectives

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.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 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
Course opens: 
03/22/2019
Course expires: 
04/22/2019
Event starts: 
04/22/2019 - 12:00pm
Event ends: 
04/22/2019 - 4:00pm
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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   

Herberman Conference Center
Pittsburgh, PA
United States

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.

Available Credit

  • 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

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/22/2019
Course expires: 
04/22/2019
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