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Join us for a Conversation Café™ with Dr. Bill Hoy and Patty Barnett Mouton
Questions? Just Email: Jennifer.Boles@alzoc.org
To Register, GoTo: www.alzoc.org/extremis
In this interactive workshop, we will be guided in viewing and reacting to Extremis, a provocative 24-minute documentary about patients,
families, and physicians working together at the border between life and death. Extremis follows several patients and families, focusing on two—one who “wants everything done” and one who, after a gut- wrenching hospitalization, decides to withdraw artificial ventilation.
After viewing the film, our presenters will lead us in a conversation about ways that we as professionals and volunteers get engaged in discussing the dying process with patients and their loved ones, while discovering proven strategies for having these conversations. In this dynamic, interactive workshop, we will learn better not only to have these conversations with our patients and their families but with our own families and friends, as well.
At the conclusion of this workshop, participants will be able to…
This program is approved for 2.0 contact hours of continuing education for chaplains and nurses. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP 13486)