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Lecture: Realities of Advanced Medical Intervention by Dr. Bill Lombard.

In frank layperson's terms Dr. Bill Lombard, a nephrologist, discusses the meaning of advanced medical interventions (such as ventilators, pressers, CPR) focusing on what these "interventions" mean to average people and their families, and on patient outcomes when these interventions are employed. This information should help you can make informed decisions about your own choices for care. This presentation also addresses advance care planning, advance directives, and the importance of palliative care and how and when a POLST (Physician Order for Life Sustaining Treatment) should be used.

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Streamed Video

Start Date

10-3-2020 3:30 PM

End Date

10-3-2020 5:00 PM

Location

Western Washington University

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Duration

1:18:23

Genre/Form

lectures

Contributing Repository

Palliative Care Institute

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PCI Make-Your-Wishes-Know-Information.pdf (874 kB)
Glossary of Terms

Make-Your-WIshes-Know-slideshow-web.pdf (16468 kB)
DR. LOMBARD'S REALITIES POWERPOINT SLIDES

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English

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application/pdf

Keywords

WWU RN-to-BSN Palliative Care, Make your wishes known, Advance care planning, Advanced medical interventions

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The Realities of Advanced Medical Interventions

Western Washington University

Click the Download Button to access Dr. Lombard's slides. An Information Sheet / Glossary of Terms is available at the bottom of this page.

Lecture: Realities of Advanced Medical Intervention by Dr. Bill Lombard.

In frank layperson's terms Dr. Bill Lombard, a nephrologist, discusses the meaning of advanced medical interventions (such as ventilators, pressers, CPR) focusing on what these "interventions" mean to average people and their families, and on patient outcomes when these interventions are employed. This information should help you can make informed decisions about your own choices for care. This presentation also addresses advance care planning, advance directives, and the importance of palliative care and how and when a POLST (Physician Order for Life Sustaining Treatment) should be used.

 

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