Integrating the Oregon POLST Registry with the Health Information Exchange
On October 18, 2017, the National POLST Paradigm host a webinar on Integrating the Oregon POLST Registry with the Health Information Exchange presented by Dana Zive, MPH. Ms. Zive is a Research Assistant Professor in the Center for Policy and Research in Emergency Medicine at the Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU). She serves as the Director of the Oregon POLST Registry, and she is an Associate Director of the Center for Ethics in Health Care at OHSU. Register for this POLST webinar.
Using the POLST Paradigm to Honor Patient Treatment Wishes Across the Care Continuum
April through June 2017, the National POLST Paradigm will be hosting a series of webinars on Using the POLST Paradigm to Honor Patient Treatment Wishes Across the Care Continuum. Each webinar is aimed at those who may have heard of POLST and are interested in implementing POLST in their practice, but are looking for guidance in how to do so. Each webinar will feature a different care setting per the schedule below. Questions? Email us at email@example.com.
- Toolkit Overview: Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 2 pm ET/ noon MT/ 11 a.m. PT
- Primary Care: Thursday, April 13, 2017 at 2 pm ET/ noon MT/ 11 a.m. PT
- EMS: Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at 3 pm ET/ 2 CT/ 1 MT/ noon PT
- Hospital (inpatient): Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 1 pm ET / noon CT / 11 MT / 10 am PT
- Nursing Home: Thursday, June 8, 2017 at 2 pm ET/ noon MT/ 11 a.m. PT
- Hospice: Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at 3 pm ET/ 2 CT/ 1 MT/ noon PT
Conferences in 2017
National POLST Paradigm Presentations
In 2017, the National POLST Paradigm will be attending many nationwide conferences. So far, we have attended and presented at the below conferences. Let us know if you are interested in having us speak at an upcoming conference by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Social Work Hospice & Palliative Care Network (SWHPN) General Assembly
February 19-21, 2017.
The National POLST Paradigm will present a one-hour session at SWHPN.
- American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM) Annual Assembly
February 25-27, 2017.
The National POLST Paradigm will present a Concurrent Session at AAHPM.
- American Society on Aging (ASA) Aging in America Conference
March 20-24, 2017.
The National POLST Paradigm will present a 90-Minute Workshop at Aging in America.
Keep in touch!
Meanwhile, we invite you to stay in touch by subscribing to our National POLST Paradigm eNewsletter! These come out approximately once a month, near the beginning of the month. (View our eNewsletter Archive, including all past issues here.) Your name and email are all that is needed to Subscribe to stay in touch and hear the latest news and events regarding the POLST Paradigm nationwide.
2018 National POLST Paradigm Conference
It was immensely gratifying that our 2016 National POLST Paradigm Conference was so well-received! Many thanks are due to our supporters, presenters, and participants for such a successful conference. Please note that there are no plans for any nationwide National POLST Paradigm conference in 2017; however, stay tuned for 2018. Subscribing to our eNewsletter is an excellent way to stay informed; it will place you on our mailing list for occasional special announcements such as our conferences, in addition to our eNewsletters.