$25 – $50

2-08-2019 Polst Facilitator Workshop

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Commonwealth Health EMS

1491-1523 N. Keyser Ave

Scranton, PA 18612

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The major focus of this course is the development of skills to facilitate the discussion of goals of care for individuals with advanced illness, serious health conditions, medical frailty or those of advanced age and wishing to define their preferences for care. This course will prepare attendees with techniques and material for use in training programs in skilled nursing home, hospital, home health and hospice facilities. Participants will be provided with the information/support materials necessary to begin implementing the POLST form in their practice environments. Furthermore, this course will discuss recent regulatory changes by CMS that allow for reimbursement for advanced care planning.

Completion of this course will result in being awarded 8.0 CEU's/CME's for professionals at the cost of $50. Student pricing is available for students who cannot afford the $50 fee and do not wish to obtain CEU's/CME's at the cost of $25. If you are not able to afford attendance but still wish to participate, please contact Joan at jjasm@ptd.net for a scholarship application. Lunch and snacks are included in the ticket price.

Maximum capcity for this course is 32 participants.

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