Reasons For Noncompletion of Advance Directives in a Cardiac Intensive Care Unit
Rebecca W. Johnson, RN, BS, Yanfang Zhao, MA, L. Kristin Newby, MD, Christopher B. Granger, MD, and Bradi B. Granger, RN, PhD
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Learning Objectives

At the completion of this program, you will be able to:
  • Identify elements of the Patient Self-Determination Act and advance directives.
  • Determine reasons for completion or noncompletion of advance directives.
  • Examine opportunities to increase completion of advance directives.

Continuing Education Information

CE ID: A122105
Total Contact Hours: 1.00
Pharma Hours: 0.0
Synergy Cat: B
Test Expires: 9/1/2016


Reasons For Noncompletion of Advance Directives in a Cardiac Intensive Care Unit

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