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Posted: October 27, 2022

EVENT: Illness if Tough on Everyone: How Do We Talk About It?

The Center for Communication in Medicine continues its SpeakSooner community education programs this fall with, “Illness Is Tough On Everyone: How Do We Talk About It?” on Wednesday, November 2, 2022 from 6-7:30pm. This event will be presented on site at the Bennington Performing Arts Center and live streamed through our website, speaksooner.org. The program is free and open to the public.

Posted: October 12, 2022

Vermont Advance Directive Forms in American Sign Language

In collaboration with the Vermont Department of Disabilities, Aging & Living & Vancro Integrated Interpreting Services, we are excited to release three ASL video translations of advance directive & Vermont Advance Directive Registry forms.

Posted: October 5, 2022

Presentation Recordings: VEN Fall 2022 Ethics Education Series

The Vermont Ethics Network Fall 2022 Ethics Education Series dives into ethically complex cases and questions to expand your knowledge of bioethics. This series is offered free of charge and recordings of past sessions are now available here.

Posted: May 31, 2022

New 2022 VT DNR/COLST Form: New Form for Clinician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment

On June 1, 2022, the new VT DNR/COLST form takes effect. All new orders should be completed on this form if possible, although orders on previously approved VT DNR/COLST forms remain legal and valid. Learn more about the updated form and best practices for clinicians completing these orders by watching our Information Session video and reviewing the accompanying slide deck. The form is available for download here, and on our Forms page.

Posted: May 12, 2022

Comfort or Conflict in End-of-Life Care: A Discussion About What’s Missing With Advance Directives

On May 24 at 6pm the Center for Communication in Medicine (CCM) will present a hybrid community education program Comfort or Conflict in End-of-Life Care: A Discussion About What’s Missing With Advance Directives live at the Bennington Performing Arts Center and streamed online at speaksooner.org. The evening will include an exclusive screening of PROGNOSIS- notes on living, followed by a panel discussion and Q&A.

Posted: September 2, 2021

Presentation Recordings: VEN Fall 2021 Ethics Education Series

The Vermont Ethics Network Fall 2021 Ethics Education Series dives into ethically complex cases and questions to expand your knowledge of bioethics. This series is offered free of charge and recordings of past sessions are now available here.