2018 ACP Michigan Conference

October 11-12, 2018   |   Lansing, MI

Session A - Thursday, 10:00 am - 10:50 am

  • The Grey Areas of ACP: The Collision of Law Versus Medicine - Diana Nordlund, DO, JD, FACEP, FAAEM, Deputy Compliance Officer/Emergency Physician, Emergency Care Specialists and Attorney with Nordlund Hulverson PLLC

  • “I” Matter: Respecting and Empowering Those with Serious Illness - Rena Ruehle, BSN, RN, Clinical Operations Specialist, Advance Care Planning, Spectrum Health Hospital

  • ACP conversations: A Gift to Your Loved Ones - Heidi Brown, RN, ADC, CDP, Director of Activities, Gogebic Medical Care Facility

  • ACP in the Community: The Experience of ACP Programs on What it Takes to Engage Others

    • Ashley Hunt, RDMS, RVT, BBA, Advance Care Planning Specialist, MidMichigan Health

    • James Kraft, Mth., Director, Advance Care Planning & Collaborative Care, Henry Ford Health System

    • Carol Robinson, DNP, RN, CHPN, Community Coordinator, Making Choices Michigan

 

Session B - Thursday, 11:00 am - 11:50 am

  • Dementia, Withholding Food and Water, and Overcoming Barriers to VSED by Advance Directive - Thaddeus Pope, JD, PhD, Director of the Health Law Institute and Professor of Law, Mitchell Hamline School of Law,

  • Michigan Physician Orders for Scope of Treatment (MI-POST): New Form - Sunrae Hummel, RN, Clinical Operations Specialist-ACP, Spectrum Health

  • Care of the Arab/Muslim Patient -Sam Mossallam MD, MBA, Vice President and Medical Director for International Affairs and Initiatives, Henry Ford Health System

  • CMS Utilization: ACP Reimbursement - Ashley Hunt, RDMS, RVT, BBA, Advance Care Planning Specialist, MidMichigan Health

 

Session C - - Thursday, 12:50 pm - 1:40 pm

  • Destigmatizing Mental Health Advance Directives - Nicky Lewis, LMSW, Advance Care Planning Coordinator Mercy Health Saint Mary's Hospital

  • Dying to talk about it…”

    • John Fox, MD, MHA, Vice President, Associate Chief Medical Officer, Priority Health

    • Barbara Terrien, RN, BSN, Senior Care Manager, Priority Health

  • Staying Fresh: The Art of Personal and Professional Revival – James Kraft, MTh, Director, Advance Care Planning & Collaborative Care, Henry Ford Health System

  • Just One Word: Simple Tools for Healthcare Professionals that Can and Will Positively Impact Outcomes for Patients and Caregivers Experiencing Health Challenges

    • Julie Wallace, Patient Advocate, Making Choices Michigan

    • Carol Robinson, DNP, RN, CHPN, Community Coordinator, Making Choices Michigan

Session D - Friday, 8:30 am - 9:20 am

  • Competency, Capacity, and Caregiving; Oh My! - Stephanie VanSlyke BA, RN, HCEC, Advance Care Planning Coordinator/Ethics Consultant, Munson Medical Center

  • ACP in the PCMH: A Natural Fit - Karen Riley, RN, Health Management Adviser, Lakeland Care PHO

  • A Program that is “OPTIMISTIC” about ACP -   Monica Ott, MD, CMD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Indiana University; Medical Director of OPTIMISTIC

  • The Miracles of ACP: How 3 Faith-Based Organizations Explore Faith and Spirituality in the ACP Process

    • ​Sanford Freed, BS, CSA, Senior Adviser, Care Patrol of West Michigan
    • Cynthia Beel-Bates, PhD, MSN, BSN, Professor or Nursing, Grand Valley State University

    • Marcia Veenstra, MSN, BSN, RN, Respecting Choices® First Steps® Facilitator

 

Session E - Friday, 9:30 am - 10:20 am

  • Ethical Dilemmas in ACP – Tallat Mahmood, MD, Owosso Memorial Healthcare and Karmanos Cancer Institute at McLaren Greater Lansing

  • Death Cafe: Changing the Cultural Conversation about Death - Merilynne H. Rush, MS, RN, BSN, Respecting Choices First Steps Facilitator Trainer, End-of-Life Doula Trainer, Lifespan Doula Association

  • Building Infrastructure for ACP in the Skilled Nursing Home - Barb Smith, LBSW, MS, NHA, Director of Post-Accute Network, Burcham Hills and Ingham County Medical Care Facility

  • Patient Advocacy in Dementia: Helping Families and Healthcare Providers Honor a Person’s Wishes

    • Joy Spahn, MPA, Regional Director, Alzheimer’s Association-Greater Michigan Chapter-West Michigan Region

    • Carol Robinson, DNP, RN, CHPN, Community Coordinator, Making Choices Michigan

Post-Conference Workshop

The Art and Design of ACP Implementation

  • Kate LaBeau, RN, Advance Care Planning Program Manager, Upper Peninsula Health Plan

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Thursday AM Snack Sponsor: Oakland Physician Network Services

Friday AM Snack Sponsor: Henry Ford Health System