This one-hour workshop equips healthcare professionals with knowledge and resources to begin using POLST in Arizona. The objectives are to describe what POLST is at the state and national level, explain why POLST is important, define the population for POLST, when to begin the conversation and who completes POLST, describe the process for completing, reviewing and updating POLST, and learn the process of submitting healthcare planning documents to the Arizona Healthcare Directive Registry.
The target audience is healthcare professionals who plan on using POLST or caring for patients/residents who have a POLST in all care settings.
This session has been approved by: AAFP- American Academy of Family Practice- 1.0 elective credit, California Board of Nursing- 1.0 contact hour, National Association of Social Work- AZ Chapter- 1.0 contact hour, Nursing Care Administrators and Assisted Living Facility – 1.0 hour.
We are waiving the $25.00 fee for this workshop due to COVID-19.