Northwestern University

Apr
16
Mon 12:00 PM

Northwestern Memorial Hospital presents - National Healthcare Decisions Day

When: Monday, April 16, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM  

Where: Northwestern Memorial Hospital Feinberg Pavilion, 3rd Floor, Conf Room A, 251 E. Huron, Chicago, IL 60611 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Bryan Morrison   312.503.1927

Group: Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities Events

Category: Lectures & Meetings

Description:

Northwestern Memorial Hospital presents

National Healthcare Decisions Day

Code Status: Queries & Conundrums

National Healthcare Decisions Day exists to inspire, educate and empower the public and providers about the importance of advance care planning. National Healthcare Decisions Day is an initiative to encourage patients to express their wishes regarding healthcare and for providers and facilities to respect those wishes, whatever they
may be.

Opening Remarks:

Gary Noskin, MD
Senior Vice President, Quality, Northwestern Memorial HealthCare
Chief Medical Officer, Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Professor of Medicine-Infectious Diseases,
Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine

Presentation:

Code Status – Let’s Get it Right!
A series of enacted vignettes will highlight the land mines and successes in talking about code status, life-prolonging interventions, and the Illinois POLST (Practitioner Order for Life-Sustaining Treatment) form.

This event is not presented by the Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities. We are sharing it here with permission.

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