Health Care Decisions: Giving Voice to Differing Views


Date:
Saturday, November 17, 2018

Join us for a Conversation with Ira Byock, MD, FAAHMP, noted author, palliative care physician, and public advocate for improving care through the end of life.

Health Care Decisions: Giving Voice to Differing Views Save the Date - Date: Saturday, November 17, 2018 - Join us for a Conversation with Ira Byock, MD, FAAHMP, noted author, palliative care physician, and public advocate for improving care through the end of life. Dr. Byock authored Dying Well, The Four Things that Matter Most, and The Best Care Possible. Dr. Byock is Founder and serves as Chief Medical Officer of the Institute for Human Caring of the Providence St. Joseph Health system. Saturday, November 17, 2018 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice at the University of San Diego Registration Fee: $25.00 3.5 CEUs will be offered. A buffet breakfast will be served. Program Overview. This program is designed to bring individuals and health care professionals together to enhance our knowledge of key decisions regarding our health, illness and death. Important questions to all of us will be addressed by expert clinicians and researchers in the field. Please join the conversation. How do we obtain the necessary information to facilitate decision making about our health and that of our family members? What are the questions we need to ask to assure that that our plan of care is consistent with our life goals and values? What can physicians, nurses and other health care providers do to enhance communication about these important issues? How can individuals and health care providers work together to assure mutual understanding of a proposed plan of care? MEET OUR EXPERT PANEL! Dr. Ann Mayo, University of San Diego! Dr. Michael Sise, Scripps Mercy Hospital! Dr. Ruth Bush, University of San Diego! Dr. William Stanton, Scripps Mercy Hospital. Dr. Eileen Fry-Bowers, University of San Diego. Ms. Jan Jones, Elizabeth Hospice. Dr. John Gillman, San Diego State University. Dr. Jillian Tullis, University of San Diego. Continuing Education Credit. The Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science, University of San Diego is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Provider Number CPE 00488. You may request 3.5 units of Continuing Education Credit at the Sign-In Desk. An evaluation form will be emailed to you. A certificate of attendance will be sent to you on receipt of your evaluation form. Sponsored by the Kaye M. Woltman and Melisa R. McGuire Palliative Care Education and Research Unit at the Beyster Institute for Nursing Research, Advanced Practice, and Simulation, USD Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science. Special thanks to Mr. Richard Woltman for his continued support.
 
Join us for a Conversation with Ira Byock, MD, FAAHMP, noted author, palliative care physician, and public advocate for improving care through the end of life. Dr. Byock authored Dying Well, The Four Things that Matter Most, and The Best Care Possible. A distinguished panel of experts will also discuss health care issues.

Where: USD Campus, Kroc Center for Peace and Justice
When: Saturday, November 17, 2018 9:00 am - 1:00 pm.

Registration:

Register here ($25).

USD students, faculty, administrators, and staff, please register here with your @sandiego.edu email address.

For more information on our panel of experts.