# 016 Moderating an End-of-Life Family Conference, 2nd ed


Medical College of Wisconsin (EPERC)


Background:   At some point during the course of a terminal illness, a meeting between health care professionals and the patient/family is usually necessary to review the disease course and develop end-of-life goals of care. Learning the process steps of a Family Conference are an important skill for physicians, nurses and others who are in a position to help patients and families reach consensus on end-of-life planning.


August 2005

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Bruce Ambuel, PhD and David E. Weissman, MD

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