Program Goal

The goal of this educational activity is to educate providers on how to determine decision-making capacity (especially in regards to appointing HCP) and how to complete Guardianship Forms (MPC 400 and MPC 800) when needed.

Target Audience

This educational activity is designed for Physicians, Residents, Fellows, APP’s and Medical Students though primary audience is Hospitalists

Learner Objectives

After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:

  1. Determine capacity to appoint Health Care Proxy in many cases.
  2. Understand pitfalls of determination in patients with aphasia or cognitive impairment.
  3. Complete the MPC 400 (Guardianship) form for most med-surg patients who need it.
  4. Complete the MPC 800 ("Rogers) form for most med-surg patients who need it.

Barry Rodstein, MD, MPH
Chief, Division of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Medical Director, Informatics
Baystate Health
Associate Professor
Department of Neurology at UMMS-Baystate

Faculty Disclosure

The design and content of Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education (CE) activities support quality improvement in healthcare and provide fair and balanced views of therapeutic options. Any relevant financial relationships are mitigated prior to the educational activity.

None of the planners or faculty for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. 


Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, Baystate Health is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. 

Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.  Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Session date: 
01/18/2023 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm EST
Baystate Medical Center
759 Chestnut St
Springfield, MA 01199
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours

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