Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment

In-Person and Virtual Attendance


Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment: The POLST Strikes Back

National Healthcare Decisions Month

Presented by:
Meredith Pickett, DO | Physician РPalliative Care
Hellen Ransom, DHCE, HEC-C | Clinical Ethicist

Wednesday, April 12
Noon – 1:00 p.m.
Walters Auditorium & Streamed Live

Educational Objectives

  • Examine what is POLST and its use in NGHS.
  • Review patient criteria for POLST qualification.
  • Understand POLST’s role in assisting patients with expressing their medical wishes.
  • Recognize when POLST is appropriate for patient completion.


Physician & Nursing credits awarded.
Lunch will be provided.

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