The Importance of Discussing End-of-Life Care with Patients


This course provides 1 AMA PRA Category I Credits for physicians who receive a score of 70% or better on the course.


According to the Massachusetts Medical Society, the course objectives are as follows:

  • Review some of the landmarks in the development of end-of-life legislation;
  • Explore the concepts of living wills, health care proxies, power of attorney and DNR/DNI;
  • Discuss the attributes of Medical Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment forms (MOLST).


The program meets the criteria of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine for risk management study.