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MOLST Conference 2005

Excellus BlueCross BlueShield offered Honoring Patient Preferences, the Role of MOLST on November 11-12, 2005, in Rochester, NY. In total, 104 people attended the conference, representing 63 organizations from every region in New York State. A training syllabus was created to guide participants through the appropriate use of the new MOLST form, implementation guidelines in a number of different facilities, and to further education them about the

MOLST Program
Conference Schedule - pdf
Conference Faculty - pdf
Speaker Biographies - pdf

Opening Remarks - pdf 
MOLST Revision and New York State - pdf
Advance Care Planning - Where does MOLST fit? - pdf
Geriatric Capacity Assessment - pdf 
Decisional Capacity - Legal, Ethical and Clinical Considerations - pdf
Discussions about Artificial Nutrition and Hydration - pdf
The Critical Role of EMS - pdf
Implementation in the Hospital - pdf
Implementation in Long Term Care Facility -pdf
Implemenation in Hospice and Home Care - pdf
Quality Improvement - pdf
Exploring Goals and Values - pdf
PEGS: Who gets them, Why and What Happens - pdf 
Myths and Truths of CPR - Conversations Based on Evidence - pdf 

Advance Care Planning - pdf
Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) - pdf
Myths and Truths of CPR - pdf

Conference Tests
Pre-Test - pdf
Post-Test - pdf
Answers - pdf

Excellus BlueCross BlueShield plans to offer the MOLST training again in the fall of 2006.