Tuesday, November 13, 2012

End of Life Care Planning In Minnesota: Issues and Complications

Tomorrow, at the University of Minnesota - Duluth, Barbara Elliot will present "End of Life Care Planning in Minnesota: Issues and Complications"

Dr. Elliot will speak about various complications regarding end-of-life planning in the Northland.  In particular, she will focus upon, POLST (Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment), DNR (Do Not Resuscitate) orders, Advance Directives and Proxy Consent. 

Barbara Elliott is Professor of Family Medicine on the Duluth campus where she teaches ethics, the health issues of family violence, and spirituality and health care. She is also trained and works as a hospital chaplain.

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