Advance Care Planning for Improved Healthcare Delivery and Outcomes

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Conference Date
Thu, Apr 26, 2018
60 minutes
Product Description

Learn Why Advance Care Planning is Important for Improved Healthcare Delivery

Advance care planning is a critically important part of healthcare delivery that is all-too-often ignored until it is too late. Join this session, where industry veteran Nathan Kottkamp will explore the benefits of advance care planning and will offer practical strategies for improving engagement.

You will learn how thoughtful advance care planning can be a gift to loved ones, a means to improved outcomes and a method of improving healthcare delivery overall. You will understand the importance of advance care planning, the distinctions in advance directive types and how to initiate advance care planning conversations.

Session Highlights

In this session, Kottkamp will discuss:

  • Historic/legal background of advance care planning
  • Differences between advance directives types
  • Practical advice for individual, professional, and public engagement
  • Exploration of next steps: POLST
  • How advance directives and do not resuscitate (DNR) orders fit together
  • Legal risk reduction and improved outcomes from better advance care planning

Session Agenda

  • U.S. legal requirements for advance directives
  • The perception of advance directives
  • Advance directives documents
  • Decision-making without advance directives
  • Communicating with a decision-maker
  • DNR orders – what are they, and where do they apply?
  • Advance directives practical advice

Who Should Attend

  • Attorneys
  • Healthcare administrators
  • Health plan administrators
  • Financial planners

Ask a question at the Q&A session following the live event and get advice unique to your situation, directly from our expert speaker.

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About Our Speaker

Nathan Kottkamp

Nathan Kottkamp is a healthcare attorney with McGuireWoods LLP, in Richmond, VA. Nathan is the founder and chair of National Healthcare Decisions Day (, which occurs every year on April 16 to promote advance care planning. In his law practice, he advises a wide array of clients on various healthcare, accreditation and data privacy matters.

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