2015 Poster Sessions

Advance Care Planning in a Tertiary Care Cancer Center

This poster will present the approach to institution-wide implementation of advance care planning (ACP) at our tertiary care cancer center. The Departments of Patient Support and Advocacy and Supportive Care ...

A Palliative Nurse Practitioner Intervention to Improve Advance Care Planning and Supportive Care in Patients with Advanced Cancer

The simultaneous care model for palliative care provides high quality care for patients with serious illness. Unfortunately, the U.S. healthcare system falls short of this goal, even in patients with ...

CARE: A Model for Doctor-Surrogate Decision Making

Much has been written about the importance of the “Doctor-Patient” relationship and the obligations it demands. A majority of attention has been paid to the various steps, checklists, and algorithms ...

Community Engagement Efforts in Advance Care Planning

Advance Care Planning is a process of Understanding, Reflecting on and Discussing future medical decisions, including end-of-life wishes. With advancements in nearly every field of medicine in the past century ...

Goal Setting in Primary Care (SAGE program)

The SAGE (Sensible Assistance with Goals Evaluation) is a palliative program of ProHealth Physicians, a large (300+ provider) Primary Care group and ACO in Connecticut. Patients with life limiting illness ...

The FM Effect on EoL Decisions for AAs by Medical Surrogates

FM=Family Meeting; EoL=End-of-Life; AA=African American; LW=Living Will; LOS=Length of hospital stay; PCT=Palliative Care Team A Retrospective pilot study of 96 EMRs of incapacitated, hospitalized, AA suffering with life limiting illnesses ...

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