Tuesday, April 2, 2013
9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
500 W. Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
This program focuses on training individuals to comply with the regulations surrounding the MOLST form and the process for communicating patients’ end-of-life care preferences to health care providers. This form includes medical orders regarding resuscitation (CPR) status as well as other life sustaining treatments. Upon completion of this course, participants will have knowledge of the new health care decision-making process requirements, use of the Maryland MOLST form, and the tools to train others.
1. Discuss the Health Care Decision Making Process.
2. Discuss the Health Care Decisions Act.
3. Learn the requirements and how to complete the MOLST form.
4. Understand your obligations and requirements for compliance.
Patricia Tomsko Nay, MD, Medical Director, Office of Health Care Quality
Paul Ballard, JD, Assistant Attorney General
Steve Levenson, MD, Longterm Care Medical Director
Rick Alcorta, MD, MIEMSS Executive Directo
8:30 – 9:00 a.m. Registration & Continental Breakfast
9: 00 – 9:10 a.m. Introduction and Overview of the Program
9:10 -10:00 a.m. Health Care Decision Making Process
10:00 – 10:45 a.m. Health Care Decisions Act
10:45 – 11:00 a.m. Break
11:00 – 12:00 p.m. Health Care Decisions Act, Case Discussions
12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Lunch (beginning with Conversation by Tricia Tomsko Nay, MD)
1:00 -2:30 p.m. Maryland MOLST Form and Process
2:30 – 2:45 p.m. Break
2:45 – 3:15 p.m. Case Discussions
3:15 – 4:15 p.m. MIEMSS
4:15 - 4:30 p.m. Spreading the Word
4:30 p.m. Adjourn
The Maryland Health Care Ethics Committee Network
at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
The Beacon Institute
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