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Join us for our next monthly meeting:
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
10:00am - 11:30 am

(1st Wednesday of each month)

(Conference room next to parking lot at SD Burn Institute)

Burn Institute of San Diego
8825 Aero Drive, #200, San Diego 92123

Time: 10:00am - 11:30am

Educational Speaker:
Ryan Hazley, DNP, FNP/AGNP Student,
University of San Diego RN, PCCN, Scripps Health 

"Physician Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment (POLST) Quapi" 

Upon completion of the presentation, the learner will be able to understand the relationship between the nursing facility staff's educational deficit related to the POLST paradigm and how that directly relates to utilization quality of the POLST and end of life decision making with residents and families.

  • 1. Background of POLST paradigm

  • 2. Problem Identification within nursing facilities and long term care Staff educational deficit Staff knowledge and confidence deficit POLST documentation deficit Accuracy of order (consistency of POLST/AHCD and Order Sections) Completeness of order

  • 3. Project Plan Process Educational Initiative launch

    10:00am Welcome/Introductions
    10:15am Board Updates
    11:00am Q & A, Announcements
    11:30am adjourn

We are a member of the
Coalition for Compassionate Care California

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Our Mission :

"To educate and raise awareness within San Diego County about end-of-life issues and to provide resources to help people make informed choices."

For More Information: click here . and send an e-mail to the San Diego County Coalition. One of our members will return your request as soon as possible. Or write us at San Diego County Coalition for Improving End-of-Life Care, P.O. Box 23674, San Diego, CA 92193.

Board Members:
Chair, Lydia Lombardi,
Secretary, Veva Arroyo,
Treasurer, Linda Thyberg,

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