Introduction to Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST)
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About This Event
This one-hour webinar describes California’s progress in implementing the Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) paradigm, including the culture change required to promote POLST as an important and necessary part of good medical care, the combined efforts of the state-level task force and the local coalitions in California to promote POLST adoption, and the current research describing POLST impact.
- Judy Citko, JD, executive director of the Coalition for Compassionate Care of California
- Jim Mittelberger, MD, MPH, national medical director, Evercare Hospice and Palliative Care