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Maine’s Death with Dignity Law in Practice


Total Credits: 1 including 1 AOA Category 1-A Credit(s)

Average Rating:
   1
State Associations:
MOA - Maine
Faculty:
Jason Libby, HSM |  Carl DeMars, MD |  Mark Wrona, MD
Duration:
1 Hour 04 Minutes
Expiration:
Access till 12/31/2024 after purchase.


Description

Session Objectives:

 Briefly review legal background and history of medical aid in dying in America

 Describe the eligibility process for patients and providers (in Maine, as of 2022)

 Review clinical aspects of medical aid in dying

 Understand the documentation requirements (in Maine, as of 2022)

 Understand the role of hospice

 

The Maine Osteopathic Association is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians.The Maine Osteopathic Association designates this program for a maximum of 1.0 AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.

 

MOA Grievance Policy: All grievances should be initially directed in writing to the MOA Executive Director by email to info@mainedo.org who will share them with the MOA's Program Committee. Grievances will receive a response within 30 days of receipt. If you do not receive a satisfactory response, you may notify the Council on Continuing Medical Education, AOA, 142 East Ontario St., Chicago, IL 60611.

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Faculty

Jason Libby, HSM's Profile

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Jason Libby is an Advanced Certified Hospice and Palliative Care Nurse practitioner with over 20 years of practice.  Currently the lead provider at Hospice of Southern Maine, having joined the organization in 2010.

Mr. Libby has no actual or potential conflict of interest, financial relationship/arrangement or affiliation with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients.


Carl DeMars, MD's Profile

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Carl DeMars is an internal medicine physician who is board certified in both internal medicine and palliative care.  He practices at Mid Coast Hospital and sees patients in all settings including home visits.  He is also the VP of Ambulatory Providers for Mid Coast.  Dr DeMars has been consulting on patients who are requesting Medical Aid in Dying here in Maine.

Dr. DeMars has no actual or potential conflict of interest, financial relationship/arrangement or affiliation with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients.


Mark Wrona, MD's Profile

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Dr. Wrona was born in Florida, but moved during his first year of life to upstate New York, where he was raised and developed an appreciation for the four seasons. He travelled across the country pursuing his higher education in Wisconsin, North Carolina, Maryland and finally Maine for medical residency training. His areas of medical interest are pain management, palliative care and advanced care planning. He feels privileged to care for the patients of New England Cancer Specialists when they need to be hospitalized.

Dr. Wrona lives with his wife and daughter in Falmouth. He enjoys being outdoors with his family, particularly to go hiking, camping and skiing.

Dr. Wrona has no actual or potential conflict of interest, financial relationship/arrangement or affiliation with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients.


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