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Module 13-AA: Advance Care Planning

This revised plenary explores the attitudes and practices of African Americans related to completion of advance directives, and recommends effective strategies to improve decision-making in the setting of serious, life-threatening illness, in ways that augment patient autonomy and support patient-centered goal-setting and decision-making among African American patients and their families.

Module 13-AA – Advance Care Planning (PDF - 581KB)

Module 13-AA – Advance Care Planning (PPT - 701KB)

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The oncologist and the nurse engage the patient and her husband in a discussion about advance care planning in response to questions from the patient.