Module 02.
Conversations, Documentation and Sustainment

2.1 - Learning Objectives

In this course you will:

  • Explain terminology around future healthcare planning (i.e. ACP, GOC, SIC)
  • Articulate why early conversations benefit patients, families and the healthcare system
  • Describe the components that can enhance an early conversation
  • Describe how to prepare for an early conversation
  • Apply tools that can be used to have a conversation about a serious illness
  • Document and share appropriate information with healthcare providers and relevant others
  • Plan and develop care that utilizes resources to align with patient goals

"The battle of being mortal is the battle to maintain the integrity of one's life—to avoid becoming so diminished or dissipated or subjugated that who you are becomes disconnected from who you were or who you want to be."

Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End — Dr. Atul Gawande

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