Online Program

Health-related Decision Making

Tuesday, November 3, 2015: 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Session Objectives: Identify changes older women make about their health and independence after experiencing a fall. Describe a quality improvement process to elicit health care decision preferences. Identify aspects of medical care decision-making that are pertinent to older adults with multiple chronic conditions. Demonstrate the legal and ethical issues that help to define and understand how health care decisions should be approached for the aging individual and family.
Nidhi Khosla, PhD, MPH

Making decisions after experiencing a fall: Preliminary survey results with older women in South Carolina   
Caroline D. Bergeron, DrPH, MSc, Daniela B. Friedman, MSc, PhD, S. Melinda Spencer, PhD, MA, DeAnne K. Hilfinger Messias, PhD RN, FAAN and Susan C. Miller, PhD
Understanding Medical Care Decision-Making Among Ethnically Diverse Older Adults with Multiple Chronic Conditions   
Rosana L. Bravo, MPH, Kathryn G. Kietzman, PhD, MSW and Steven P. Wallace, PhD

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Organized by: Aging & Public Health
Endorsed by: Medical Care Section, Asian & Pacific Islander Caucus for Public Health, Community Health Planning and Policy Development

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