21 – 24 NOVEMBER 2019 | Iași, “Internațional” Hotel 

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C.10 COMMUNICATION: BREAKING BAD NEWS AND NEGOTIATING GOALS OF CARE

Wednesday, November 20th 2019; course for physicians.

Course directors: Vladimir Poroch MD, PhD, Frank Ferris MD, PhD
Location: Belvedere Hall, International Hotel

 

10:00 – 12:00 S01. Communicating Prognosis
• Prognosis in Cancer, Organ Failure, Dementia
• Role of Functional Status
• Capacity to be a Decision-Maker
• Dependence, Need for Caregiving
• Role-Play to Communicate Prognosis (Pairs)
12:00 – 12:15 Break
12:15 – 13:45 S02. Conducting Family Meetings to address “Don’t Tell”/“Overprotective Families”
• How to Conduct a Family Meeting
• Family Meeting Role Play to
Negotiate What to Tell the Patient (Groups of 5)
13:45 – 14:15 Break
14:15 – 16:15 S03. Facilitating Difficult Decision-Making
• Establishing CPR code status
• Family Meeting Role-Play to
Discuss appropriate therapies in the therapy resistant cancer and PPS 30%
• Withholding or withdrawing fluids & nutrition
• Debrief
16:15 – 16:30 Break
16:30 – 18:00 S04. Negotiating Goals of Care
• “Hope for the Best”, Goals of Care when treatment is going well
• “Plan for the Worst”, Goals of Care when treatment is not going well
• “Plan for the Catastrophic Unexpected”,
Goals of Care in case catastrophic emergencies occur
• Family Meeting Role-Play to
Negotiate Goals of Care when COPD is progressing
• Recommend Palliative Care
• Debrief

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Tel.: +40 0332.40.88.00-05
E-mail: contact@oncologieiasi.ro
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