Susan Nelson, MD, Conducts Seminars on Advance Care Planning

Susan Nelson, MD, Louisiana Physician Orders for Scope of Treatment (LaPOST) Coalition Chair, will conduct a series of three, on-site seminars for physicians, nursing facility administrators, nurses, and social workers in long-term care facilities.

The courses, which are free of charge, will focus on different learning objectives related to advance care planning and use of the LaPOST document. The first presentation is scheduled for Feb. 22 at the Victory Addiction Recovery Center, 111 Liberty Ave. in Lafayette.

This seminar is certified for two (2) hours of continuing education credit for social workers and nursing facility administrators. For more information, please email or register online at by Feb. 21. The series is part of the Louisiana Health Care Quality Forum’s educational training for long-term care facilities with grant funding from the Louisiana Department of Health using civil money penalties paid into the Nursing Home Residents’ Trust Fund.