News & Events
EVENT: NH/VT Ethics Committees Meeting: Ethical Management of Violence in Healthcare
Thursday, October 19, 2023
Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH
Community Event: FUNdraising Event for Yolande Henry Community Fund
September 9, 2023 from 10am-5pm at the Winston Prouty Center in Brattleboro, VT
Morning Workshops in ASL: Registration Required
• Ian Sanborn – Developing Confidence Through the Lens of Performance (for interpreters – CEUs available!)
• Brattleboro Area Hospice/Secrest & Darrow Law – Advanced Directives & Wills (for DHHDB)
Afternoon Performance: Open to the Public, English interpretation provided
• Ian Sanborn
• René Pellerin
Empathy As a Bridge To Improve Healthcare Communication: A Two-Way Street
The Center for Communication in Medicine is offering a community education program at the Bennington Performing Arts Center.
Presentation Recordings: Spring 2023 Palliative Care Series
All session recordings from this series will be posted here.
Recording: Vermont Advance Directive Week 2023 (VT Advance Directive Review)
Session recorded April 11, 2023. This session is a review of Vermont Advance Directives, advance care planning, and general FAQs for providers, facilitators and the general public.
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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.