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Brain Injury Association of Maryland 30th Annual Conference
March 15, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
One event on March 16, 2018 at 8:00 am
This conference started yesterday, March 15th, 2018, and continues today, March 16th, 2018 at 8:00AM.
The title for this conference is “Health Care Decision Making at a Time of Crisis, and Beyond”.
Brain-injured individuals face unique challenges at the time of crisis, and during recovery. This workshop explores health care decision making in Maryland today, and what families and individuals need to know.
Join us in this interactive Workshop led by Stephen R. Elville, J.D., LL.M., Principal of Elville and Associates’. Attendees will be provided with a broad overview of health care decision making in Maryland, and how families and individuals can deal with health care decision making issues during a time of crisis, and during the long recovery period that may follow. Surrogate decision making, Advance Medical Directives, including (1) what they are, how they may be customized by individual and their limitations; (2) how to approach setting forth individual wishes, goals, and values via methods outside of an Advance Medical Directive; (3) MOLST; and (4) storage of and access to estate planning and ancillary documents for health care decision making. As mentioned earlier, this conference is an interactive workshop, meaning Mr. Elville encourages questions from the audience, looking forward to providing as many answers and as much guidance as possible.
Learning objective include:
– For families and individuals to obtain the practical tools they need for health care decisions in today’s health care environment in Maryland.
– Learn step by step instructions about how to set forth one’s desires for one’s future health care, be it the end of life decisions, or more practical instructions that go beyond the typical statutory choices provided by the Maryland Attorney General.
– Empower and encourage individuals to take action regarding health care decision making, and to know the rights and responsibilities of a health care agent.