Pearls of GOC Discussions
Maine Medical Center, Grand Rounds, Palliative Care
Prognosis, Goals, Communication, Health Services, Patient Care Planning
Understand relationship between prognosis and goals of care
Describe framework for prognostic and goals of care conversations
Outline a method of approaching code status conversations that focuses on goals and likely outcome
Discuss some ways of responding to challenges that frequently arise in in patient GOC conversations
Hutchinson, Becca and Zak, Taylor, "Pearls of GOC Discussions" (2019). Grand Rounds. 101.