Pullman Regional Hospital Hosts National Healthcare Decision Day on April 16

Apr 7, 2015

The importance of Advance Care Planning for all ages is the featured topic of activities as part of Pullman Regional Hospital’s National Healthcare Decision Day. The event is on Thursday, April 16 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the conference area of Pullman Regional Hospital.

Trained Advance Care Planning facilitators will be on hand throughout the day to help you with the process of thinking about, talking about, and planning for future healthcare and end of life care. People of all ages, 18 years and older, are encouraged to address the “elephant in the room,” by specifying their desires for future healthcare and end of life care. Facilitators will be on hand to help you complete an advanced directive as well.

Additionally, there will be lectures by Annie Pillars and Bill Kabasenche, Ph.D., 11 a.m. and 12 noon respectively. Pillars, Executive Director for Friends of Hospice, will speak on Honoring Choices Whitman County Advance Care Planning and Kabasenche, who teaches biomedical ethics in the School of Politics, Philosophy and Public Affairs at Washington State University, will speak on Healthcare Agents:  Roles, Responsibilities and Ethics.

The event is free and open to the public. No registration is required. 

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