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Webinar: Advance Care Planning

March 28 @ 11:30 am - 12:45 pm

Hawaii Pacific Gerontological Society Free Webinar

Topic: Advance Care Planning: Understanding the importance and how it can save you from a crisis!

Speakers: Jeannette Koijane, Excutive Director and Hope Young, Advance Care Planning Coordinator, Kokua Mau

March 28, 2019
Time: 11:30am – 12:45pm
Registration required

In this session, you’ll learn:

1. Why completing the POLST is important near end-of-life situations
2. Why your health care agent isn’t required by law to follow your Advance Health Care Directives
3. How to have these difficult conversations regarding end-of-life decisions with your agent and family

Topics to be covered:

– Who needs an AHCD (Advance Health Care Directive)?
– What is POLST (Physicians Order for Life Sustaining Treatment)?
– What is the difference between AHCD and POLST?
– How do these two forms help prevent a crisis in my family?
– How do I find out more information about which form is best for me?

By the end of this webinar you will have a better understanding of how advance care planning can help prevent a crisis for me and my loved ones. The last 15 minutes are reserved for Jeannette and Hope to answer questions from the audience. Please submit any questions to HPGSmembers{at}gmail.com.

This webinar is recommended for those who are working with patients 18 years and older, are a professional working in the health care field, current or enrolling nursing and social work students, planning to work with older adults.


March 28
11:30 am - 12:45 pm
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