An Overview of End of Life Care in the Out of Hospital Setting
Michael W. Dailey, MD, FACEP
Albany Medical College
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
Director, Pre-hospital Care and Education
Capital EMS Region - Regional Medical Director
Where did EMS resuscitation come from?
What should we be doing for our patients?
What is palliative care and what is hospice and how do they apply to EMS?
When should we consider alternative care?
Dr. Dailey walks us through all of the facets of out of hospital end of life decision-making, roles, responcibilities, ethical and legal considerations, and family and societal impacts germain to out of hospital rescusitation in this information-packed 1-hr session.