Feb. 2: End of Life Care Options In Hawaiʻi – Critical Communications with Seriously Ill Patients & Families


February 2nd, 2019

9:00 AM - 12:45 PM

End‐of‐Life Care Options in Hawai‘i: Critical Communications with Seriously Ill Patients & Families featuring Anthony L. Back, MD Professor of Medicine, Oncology Co‐Director, Center for Excellence in Palliative Care, University of Washington and Daniel Fischberg, MD, PhD Professor and Chief, Division of Palliative Medicine, Department of Geriatric Medicine, John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM), University of Hawaiʻi.

To register please use the link below. Scroll to End‐of‐Life Care Options in Hawai‘i, click on the “Register” button and create an account. Fee of $30 includes light refreshments and parking. Payment is through PayPal. https://cmetracker.net/HMA/Catalog

The “Our Care, Our Choice Act” became law January 1, 2019 in Hawai‘i. The purpose of this workshop is to help health providers comply with requirements of the law and be able to provide an immediate, skillful and compassionate response to patient inquiries they may receive. The workshop will address person‐centered care and end‐of‐life discussions as recommended by the American Medical Association, American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, American College of Physicians and other specialty societies.

1) Describe critical components of Hawai‘i Law Act 2 (2018) “Our Care, Our Choice”, including certification requirements by health providers

2) Conduct conversations that thoughtfully and compassionately explore end‐of‐life goals and options with patients who have serious illness

3) Access resources and information related to end‐of‐life care options, including resources specific to Act 2 implementation

Audience: Physicians, APRNs, nurses, psychologists, licensed clinical social workers and pharmacists, with emphasis on those who care for patients with serious chronic conditions

For questions – contact Crystal Costa at costaca@hawaii.edu

The The Hawai‘i Consortium for Continuing Medical Education is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Hawai‘i Consortium for Continuing Medical Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation. The Hawaii State Board of Nursing recognizes continuing education accredited by ACCME in its CE learning activity option for renewal of license. Continuing Competency Guidance and Information Booklet for Nurses, Employers and Facilities, April 2017. Certificates of attendance are available upon request to assist in claiming Continuing Education credits as applicable with other organizations.