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Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST): Medical Education Module - CE | Friday, 02. February 2018

 Medical Education ModuleOriginal Recording Date: February 1, 2018

One Hour On-Demand Webinar/Enduring MaterialsCE for Nurses Expires: 12.05.2021CE for EMS Expires: 12.05.2021


Anna Skold, MD, MPHSoutheast Permanente Medical GroupPalliative Care Clinic Team LeadPhysician Lead for Medical Ethics


Target Audience:

Physicians, Nurses, Social Workers, EMS Providers & Other Clinical Healthcare Providers


At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be able to:

1.  Recognize how POLST is different than Advance Directives 2.  Apply the use of POLST in their practive 3.  Determine how to respond when a patient has a POLST


Continuing Education:

Nurses: The Georgia Board of Nursing deems Southwest Georgia Area Health Education Center (SOWEGA-AHEC) as an approved provider for continuing education (CE). This activity is approved for 1.0 contact hour towards the continuing education competency requirement for Georgia nursing licensure renewal. No partial credit offered. Activity #2018-03A.

NURSE CE Expires: 12.05.2021

EMS: The Georgia Office of Emergency Medical Services and Trauma within the Georgia Department of Public approved this enduring material for 1.0 CE hour. EMS CE approval number OEMS-2018-083G

EMS CE Expires:   12.05.2021

SOCIAL WORKERS: This program was approved for 1.0 Core Hour of continuing education credit by the National Association of Social Workers - Georgia Chapter.

SOCIAL WORKER CE Expires:  12.31.2018


Submission of registration information, participation in on-demand webinar/enduring materials, and successfully completed evaluation with post-test required for continuing education hours.


Planning Committee:

D. Michelle Huskey, MS, RRT-NPSSOWEGA-AHEC, Continuing Education & Distance Learning Coordinator

Adrienne Mims, MD, MPH, FAAFP, AGSFAlliant Quality, VP, Chief Medical Officer, Medicare Quality Improvement

Sandra Daniel, PhD, RN, PNPGeorgia Southwestern State University, Dean, School of NursingSOWEGA-AHEC, Board Member

Lindsay Prizer, PhD, MSW, LCSWGeorgia POLST, Executive Director

Katherine Evans, DNP, FNP-C, GNP-BC, ACHPN, FAANPUnited Healthcare Retiree Solutions, Associate Director

Debbie WeaverAugusta University CME Department



All planners & speaker disclosed no potential conflicts of interest at this time.


 Commercial Support:

This educational activity has not received any commercial support.


Technology Requirements:

1)  Personal computer running either Macintosh or Windows with 512 MB of RAM (with speakers). 2)  Broadband Internet connection such as an office LAN, DSL or cable modem 3)  Latest version of Adobe Flash which can be downloaded free at www.adobe.com. 4)  Access to phone for technical support.