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Elder Care A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Conducting Family Meetings

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Elder Care A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Conducting Family Meetings

University of Arizona College of Medicine
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Sponsor: 
Donald W. Reynolds Foundation
Geriatric Education Center (GEC)
POGOe Id: 
21899
Date Posted: 
07/05/2016
Date Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
07/05/2016
Abstract: 

Conducting Family Meetings is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize key geriatric topics and provide clinically useful assessments and interventions. Initially developed for remote, rural clinical sites, they are useful for students and health care professionals from many fields and across a very broad range of health care settings

Educational objectives: 
  1. Know when it is appropriate to conduct a family meeting
  2. Know the steps to follow when conducting a family meeting
  3. Be aware of statements to avoid during family meetings
Content Categories: 
Estimated time to complete: 
30 minutes
Conflict of Interest Disclosure: 
No, I (we) have nothing to disclose.
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Suggested Citation:
Elder Care A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Conducting Family Meetings. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2016 Available from: https://pogoe.org/productid/21899