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Posted: November 8, 2019

Save the Date: New Hospital Ethics Committee Member Training

Please save the date for a New Hospital Ethics Committee Member Training at Dartmouth Hitchcock on March 2, 2020.

Posted: November 5, 2019

VEN Ethics Survey Results

View the results of our Ethics Survey for Vermont & New Hampshire conducted in the summer of 2019.

Posted: October 31, 2019

To Die Well, We Must Talk About Death Before the End of Life (PBS NewsHour)

It’s a simple fact that 100 percent of us will die. Conversations about our future health care and what’s important to us — called advance care planning — have shown distinct benefits.

Posted: October 31, 2019

Webinar on Advance Care Planning: Considerations for Individuals with Dementia or Alzheimer’s

The Vermont Association of Area Agencies on Aging will be hosting a webinar on advance care planning considerations for individuals with Dementia or Alzheimer’s on Friday, November 15, 1pm-2pm. Facilitated by Cindy Bruzzese, MPA, MSB and Zail Berry, MD, MPH. Learn more and register.

Posted: September 30, 2019

TalkVermont Course Announced for December

Effective, empathic, and honest conversations between clinicians, patients, and families are the cornerstones of patient- and family-centered care. TalkVermont: Late Goals of Care is a one-day interactive course based on the national Vital Talk program, designed for practitioners who lead serious illness conversations with patients and families.

Posted: April 28, 2019

National Health Care Decisions Day & Vermont Advance Directive Week 2019

April 16th was National Health Care Decisions Day and April 14th – 19th was Vermont Advance Directive Week. Learn about what we accomplished statewide through a coordinated awareness effort.