POLST Awareness, Education, and Implementation Webinar

Presented by:
Nancy Joyner, MS, CNS-BC, APRN, ACHPN® North Dakota POLST Program Coordinator
Sara Schwarz, MA, Cancer Survivorship Program Coordinator at Sanford Health Bismarck

• Describe how POLST conversations impact POLST form completion.
• Identify what the role of the nurse is in completing the North Dakota
POLST form.
• Explain the process of implementing POLST where you work.

What you will gain from attending:
• Acquire new skills, competencies, and best practices regarding POLST.
• Learn about best practices and scripting for patients with serious and
life threatening illnesses.
• Enhance your awareness and education about POLST in North Dakota.

**This session has been approved for 1.5 contact hour by the North Dakota Board of Nursing, North Dakota Board of Social Work Examiners, North Dakota Department of Health - EMS Division, and the Board of Chaplaincy Certification Inc**

Registration Link: https://und.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwqceygrT8jG9yKUXSOP2SoP68ANUAAD1ud

Event Details

  • August 18, 2021
  • 12:00 PM to 01:30 PM

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Event Type

  • Virtual


  • Center for Rural Health
  • Advanced Care Planning of North Dakota


  • Advanced Care Planning of North Dakota
  • Great Plains Quality Innovation Network
  • Center for Rural Health


  • Physicians
  • Community Education
  • Social Workers
  • Pallliative Care
  • Mental Health Providers
  • Nursing
  • EMS
  • Director of Nursing

Organization Types

  • Tertiary Hospital
  • Critical Access Hospital (CAH)
  • Long Term Care (LTC)
  • Rural Health Clinic (RHC)
  • Home Health / Hospice
  • Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC)