Understanding and Implementing POLST for End of Life Planning

This course is designed to expand the understanding of Advanced Care Planning and why POLST (Practitioner Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment)  is important to your patients and your practice.

Target Audience

Family Physicians and other primary care clinicians

Learning Objectives

  • Explain the importance of POLST for end-of-life planning
  • Explain the difference between Advanced Directives and POLST
  • Incorporate POLST into clinical practice
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AAFP Prescribed
  • 1.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
10/07/2018
Course expires: 
10/06/2019
Rating: 
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Huda Sayed, MD
Hospice & Palliative Medicine
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Cooper University Hospital
Camden, NJ

Dr. Sayed has disclosed no financial conflict relevant to this presentation.

This Enduring Material activity, Understanding and Implementing POLST for End of Life Planning, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 1.00 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. AAFP certification begins 10/07/2018. Term of approval is for one year from this date. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AAFP Prescribed
  • 1.00 Attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
10/07/2018
Course expires: 
10/06/2019
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