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Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST): Medical Education Module - CE


Friday, February 2, 2018 at 8:00 AM - Saturday, December 4, 2021 at 11:55 PM

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Type End
Nursing CE Requested
CE for Nurses - Evaluation & Post-Test Required
Dec 4, 2020 Free  
EMS CE Requested
CE for EMS - Evaluation and Post-Test Required
Dec 4, 2021 Free  
Social Worker CE Requested
CE for Social Workers - Evaluation & Post-Test Required
Ended Free  
No CME/CE Requested Dec 4, 2021 Free  

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 Medical Education Module
Original Recording Date: February 1, 2018

One Hour On-Demand Webinar/Enduring Materials

CE for Nurses Expires: 12.05.2021
CE for EMS Expires: 12.05.2021


Anna Skold, MD, MPH
Southeast Permanente Medical Group
Palliative Care Clinic Team Lead
Physician Lead for Medical Ethics


Target Audience:

Physicians, Nurses, Social Workers, EMS Providers & Other Clinical Healthcare Providers


At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be able to:

1.  Recognize how POLST is different than Advance Directives
2.  Apply the use of POLST in their practive
3.  Determine how to respond when a patient has a POLST


Continuing Education:

Nurses: The Georgia Board of Nursing deems Southwest Georgia Area Health Education Center (SOWEGA-AHEC) as an approved provider for continuing education (CE). This activity is approved for 1.0 contact hour towards the continuing education competency requirement for Georgia nursing licensure renewal. No partial credit offered. Activity #2018-03A.

NURSE CE Expires: 12.05.2021

EMS: The Georgia Office of Emergency Medical Services and Trauma within the Georgia Department of Public approved this enduring material for 1.0 CE hour. EMS CE approval number OEMS-2018-083G

EMS CE Expires:   12.05.2021

SOCIAL WORKERS: This program was approved for 1.0 Core Hour of continuing education credit by the National Association of Social Workers - Georgia Chapter.

SOCIAL WORKER CE Expires:  12.31.2018


Submission of registration information, participation in on-demand webinar/enduring materials, and successfully completed evaluation with post-test required for continuing education hours.


Planning Committee:

D. Michelle Huskey, MS, RRT-NPS
SOWEGA-AHEC, Continuing Education & Distance Learning Coordinator

Adrienne Mims, MD, MPH, FAAFP, AGSF
Alliant Quality, VP, Chief Medical Officer, Medicare Quality Improvement

Sandra Daniel, PhD, RN, PNP
Georgia Southwestern State University, Dean, School of Nursing
SOWEGA-AHEC, Board Member

Lindsay Prizer, PhD, MSW, LCSW
Georgia POLST, Executive Director

Katherine Evans, DNP, FNP-C, GNP-BC, ACHPN, FAANP
United Healthcare Retiree Solutions, Associate Director

Debbie Weaver
Augusta University CME Department



All planners & speaker disclosed no potential conflicts of interest at this time.


 Commercial Support:

This educational activity has not received any commercial support.


Technology Requirements:

1)  Personal computer running either Macintosh or Windows with 512 MB of RAM (with speakers).
2)  Broadband Internet connection such as an office LAN, DSL or cable modem
3)  Latest version of Adobe Flash which can be downloaded free at
4)  Access to phone for technical support.

Have questions about Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST): Medical Education Module - CE? Contact SOWEGA-AHEC

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