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Time

Topic/Presenter

Room

8-8:30 a.m.

Registration & Continental Breakfast

Main Auditorium

8:30-8:45 a.m.

Welcome and Opening Remarks
Juliana Preston, MPA, Executive Director, HealthInsight and Rob Ence, Executive Director, Commission on Aging

8:45-9:45 a.m.

Keynote Address: Mastering Communication with Seriously Ill Patients: Successful Interventions Pertaining to Patients, Providers, and Health Care Systems
Anthony L. Back, MD, University of Washington

9:45-10 a.m.

Break

10:00- 11:15 a.m.

Panel Discussion: Cultural Perspectives for Advance Care Planning
Moderated by Mark Hiatt, MD, MBA, MS, Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Utah
Panelists: Martha Pacheco, Pastor France Davis, FeliAnne Hipol, Kamaile Harris, and Zohreh Faraji

11:30- 12:45 p.m.

Breakout Session A:
A. Successful Conversations: How to talk advance care planning with your loved ones
Moderated by Kathleen Pitcher Tobey, Cambia Health Foundation
Learn and practice positive communication techniques and overcoming common challenges when discussing end of life care with family members.

B. You Had the Conversation, Now What? Documenting your preferences to make your wishes known
Moderated by Jenny Petersen, Brio Healthcare Services
Ensure the care you and your loved ones want by understanding documentation requirements and answers to common questions.

Breakout Rooms

12:45- 1:25 p.m.

Lunch & Networking

Main Auditorium

1:30-2:45 p.m.

Breakout Session B:
A. Successful Conversations: How to talk advance care planning with your loved ones (repeating breakout)
Moderated by Kathleen Pitcher Tobey, Cambia Health Foundation

B. You Had the Conversation, Now What? Documenting your preferences to make your wishes known (repeating breakout)
Moderated by Jenny Petersen, Brio Healthcare Services

Breakout Rooms

Separate Registration:
1:30-4:30 p.m.

Deep Dive for Health Care Providers: Serious Illness Conversation Guide
Hosted by Anna Beck, MD, Huntsman Cancer Institute
registration is limited; 3 CME credits available

Based on Atul Gawande and Ariadne Lab’s structured conversation toolkit, this training will teach health care providers who treat seriously ill patients effective strategies for having productive, compassionate advance care planning conversations and how to use the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services reimbursement guidelines.

Main Auditorium

2:45-3:15 p.m. Closing Session: Wrap Up and Takeaways
Moderated by Emmie Gardner, Intermountain Healthcare
 Main Auditorium