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Advance Care Planning and the Medical Orders for Scope of Treatment (MOST) Form with Dr. Furman

Dr. Christian Furman presents "Advance Care Planning and the Medical Orders for Scope of Treatment (MOST) Form" by first discussing its importance. She the identifies the techniques for a Goals of Care (GOC) Discussion. After, she completes the Medical Orders for Scope and Treatment Form and then documents Advance Care Planning and the MOST form in the EHR.

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The 4 Horsemen and DNAR Discussions with Dr. Staci Mandrola

In this presentation, Dr. Staci Mandrola presents her original "4 Horsemen" concept which gives an idea of when people go from having years to months of time left and how treatments should be taken into consideration when the time frame becomes months or less. She also discusses code status, goals of care and how to approach these treatments.

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Boot Camp: Phase 4

Louisville Lectures welcomes you to the fourth phase of our Boot Camp series.  We continue presenting high-yield, critical topics that are useful to starting interns. 

Phase Four

Or What's the Issue

This week, we will look at two highly anticipated videos, Common Intern Issues by Dr. Bryan Moffett and Discussing DNR Issues by Dr. Lori Earnshaw.

Catch Up - Phase One, Phase Two, & Phase Three

If you missed phase one, two, or three, now is your chance to view them. 

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Common Intern Issues

Dr. Bryan Moffett examines common issues interns may face.  He begins by discussing how to approach calls.  He then examines areas like Diabetes, Insulin therapy, Pain management, Patient Controlled Analgesia (PCA), Chest Pain, Hypotension, HTN Blood Pressure, Dsyphea/Hypoxia, Agitation, Diarrhea, and Insomnia

Discussing DNR Orders

Dr. Lori Earnshaw covers how to conduct a clear, effective discussion of DNR including indications and outcomes of CPR and how to approach conflicts about code status in a case-based method.

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