Introduction to Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST)


Past Event
Wednesday, November 10, 2010

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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.

Hear from:

  • 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