Date & Time
Wednesday, October 4, 2023, 8:45 AM - 9:45 AM
464 Hospice and Advance Directives*

The geriatric population in correctional settings has increased over time. This presentation will review many aspects of caring for this population, including a discussion of a hospice program with incarcerated workers, completing POLST/MOLST advance directives with incarcerated patients, and the legal landscape surrounding physician-assisted suicide. 

Educational Objectives

  • Describe common disorders leading to hospice care in corrections
  • Identify different types of dementia and the importance of early advance directives
  • Discuss state law variances regarding advance directive options

Level: Intermediate