Loren Roth Quality and Patient Safety Speaker Series: Discussing Goals of Care: Honoring End-of-Life
Board members, health care executives, managers, physicians, advanced practice professionals, social workers, case managers, nurses, all other health care professionals, and front-line staff.
- Provide an overview of theory and best practices related to quality and patient safety.
- Encourage new thinking, problem solving, and the forging of innovative pathways to deliver on the promise of a safer health care system.
- 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.
12:00 – 12:10 Executive Welcome - Tami Minnier, MSN, FACHE
12:10 – 12:30 The Current Condition at UPMC - Joel Nelson, MD
Objective – To understand how UPMC is working to increase high-value care for patients and how we can improve.
12:30 – 1:30 How do You Recognize There is an Elephant in the Room? - Dan Hall, MD, MDiv, MHSc, FACS
To be able to use prognostic tools to recognize when goal clarification is needed.
To be able to articulate how to use the RAI score to screen elective surgical patients for frailty to improve clinical outcomes.
1:30 – 2:30 Keynote Address - Jennifer Temel, MD
To understand the evidence in favor for early and consistent goal clarification with patients.
To understand strategies to help providers have ongoing conversations with patients about their medical choices.
2:30 – 2:45 Break
2:45 – 3:45 Best Case, Worst Case - Gretchen Schwarze, MD
Objective – To articulate how to use an evidence-based tool to help clinicians frame patient’s care choices in a way that helps them make choices that fit their values.
3:45 – 4:00 Closing Remarks - Dan Hall, MD, MDiv, MHSc, FACS
Objective – To understand what the next steps are for clinicians in tackling a move to providing more high-value care to patients.
Tami Minnier, MSN, FACHE, Joel Nelson, MD, Dan Hall, MD, MDiv, MHSc, Jennifer Temel, MD, Gretchen Schwarze, MD
CME Accreditation and Credit Designation
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 designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.75 Category 1 CreditsTM. . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Nurses attending this program will receive a Certificate of Attendance confirming 3.75 hours of continuing education in a CME accredited program. These hours may be considered eligible for completing the 30 hours of continuing education required for biannual nursing re-licensure in Pennsylvania.
- 3.75 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.
- 3.75 Attendance