POLST Panel Discussion, followed by Q/A

Speaker Name: 
Catherine McGregor, RN, MSN Coalition for Compassionate Care of California; Mark Apfel, MD, Medical Director Anderson Valley Health Center; Jeff Newman, MD, Sutter Health Institute for Research and Education
Event Date: 
Wednesday, June 1, 2011 - 11:00

Our June networking meeting will feature a lively, interactive discussion concerning POLST, including how to identify the target populations most suitable for POLST, and how to skillfully and sensitively facilitate a POLST conversation with a client/surrogate. Catherine McGregor, RN, MSN Coalition for Compassionate Care of California, Mark Apfel, MD, Medical Director Anderson Valley Health Center and Jeff Newman, MD, Sutter Health Institute for Research and Education will offer ideas and answer questions, as well as guide an active learning exercise.

    Please RSVP so I can ensure food for all! All are welcome. Feel free to forward this email to anyone you feel may be interested in the discussion.

    Date: Wednesday, June 1st, 2011

    Time: 11:30am-1:30pm

    June Location: (***we will return to our usual meeting locale in July)

    Institute on Aging
    Senior Campus
    3575 Geary Boulevard
    San Francisco, CA 94118
    Phone: (415) 750-4111

    A map and directions can be found here:

    http://www.ioaging.org/aboutus/directions.html