After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:
1. Discuss current guidelines for communication of prognosis with surrogate decision makers for severely ill patients
2. Discover the evidence base for interventions that improve communication for critically ill patients
3. Discuss recent clinical trials of communicating prognosis and new insights from those studies


Shannon Carson, MD
Professor of Medicine, Chief of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
University of North Carolina School of Medicine


Faculty Disclosure
None of the members of the faculty and planning committee for this educational event have commercial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling or distributing health care goods and services consumed by or used on patients.

Session date: 
05/08/2019 - 8:00am to 9:00am EDT
Baystate Medical Center
759 Chestnut Street
Springfield, MA 01199
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 1.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours

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