2018 Healthcare Law Update


Date & Location
Thursday, October 11, 2018, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM, UAMS, Little Rock, AR

Target Audience
Family Practice, Geriatric Medicine, Internal Medicine

Overview

Caring for the older person and understanding the legal issues associated with advancing age is complex. Knowing about living wills, advanced care planning, durable powers of attorney for healthcare, issues surrounding legal guardianship or conservatorship, the safeguards that should be followed when older people choose to use different types of powers of attorney and also knowing about Medicaid and Long Term Care eligibility in Arkansas will allow attendees to gain knowledge and tips for caring for aging patients. Attendees will also learn about the Arkansas Lay Caregiver Act.

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Objectives
  1. Identify resources and best practices for end of life care and care planning
  2. Implement evidence-based practice regarding end of life care
  3. Assess the capacity of a patient to choose their end of life treatment
  4. Describe the Arkansas Lay Caregiver Act

Accreditation

In support of improving patient care, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.