Case Studies from Age in Action

Document Type

Article

Original Publication Date

2013

Journal/Book/Conference Title

Age in Action

Volume

28

Issue

2

First Page

1

Last Page

6

Comments

Case study from Age in Action Vol. 28, Issue 2.

Date of Submission

December 2014

Abstract

Educational Objectives

1. Examine the complexities of medical decision-making at the end of life and the inadequacy of advance directives alone to affect care at the end of life.

2. Demonstrate how effective communication can facilitate medical decision-making and improve congruency between care received and patient goals, priorities, and values.

3. Discuss the National POLST Paradigm and the current status of POST in Virginia.

Rights

Copyright managed by Virginia Center on Aging.

Is Part Of

Case Studies from Age in Action

Recommended Citation

Pile, C. & Pole, L. (2013). Virginia POST: Improving Patient- Physician Communication about End of Life Care. Age in Action, 28(2), 1-6.

Included in

Geriatrics Commons

Share

COinS