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“What Would This Patient Want?”
Identifying delirium and its impact on advance care planning

Thursday, April 21, 2016
Noon to 1 p.m. PT
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CCCC Members: $49 Just $24 after the Summit attendee discount!
Non-Members: $99 $74 after Summit attendee discount

2016 Summit Attendees get $25 off registration! Register for the Summit by April 20, then contact us to receive your discount code. Already registered for the Summit? Email us to receive your promo code.

Includes 1 CEU for nurses and social workers.

Did you know delirium can have a long lasting impact on a person’s cognitive abilities, including the ability to engage in advance care planning?

Find out what you can do to help patients maintain capacity to make decisions about their care, and engage in advance care planning.

By Daniel R Hoefer, MD, CMO, Outpatient Palliative Care, Sharp HealthCareDaniel R Hoefer, MD, CMO
Chief Medical Officer of Outpatient Palliative Care
Sharp HealthCare

Dr. Hoefer is the author of the popular blog post, “Do No Harm: 5 Things to Consider Before Hospitalizing or Operating on Pre-Terminal and Advanced Elderly Patients,” and is a featured “office hours” presenter at the CCCC 8th Annual Summit.

Summit Attendees: This is a sneak peek at Dr. Hoefer’s “office hours” at the CCCC 8th Annual Summit. You’ll have a chance to further explore this topic in person on May 13, 2016!


  • Discuss cognitive change in the elderly and apply that knowledge to advance care discussions and care options.
  • Name the three most concerning consequences of hospital-induced delirium.
  • Recognize the observable signs of an at-risk patient and be able to accurately measure risk.
  • Name four actionable items to protect patients from treatment related cognitive decline.

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