Activity ID



December 31, 2020

Format Type


CME Credit



CME Provider

University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine


Each spotlight module contains actual cases submitted by practicing clinicians, with expert commentary addressing issues of patient safety and medical errors.

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Educational Objectives

Recognize the importance of eliciting patient preferences and goals of care at the end of life
Describe the potential benefits of a Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) form
Provide one recommendation for improving care at the end of life from the 2015 National Academy of Medicine report, Dying in America
Describe one simple strategy to ensure primary care providers are aware of in-hospital deaths


Patient Safety, Electronic Health Records, Palliative Care, Adverse Events


Medical Knowledge, Patient Care & Procedural Skills, Practice-based Learning & Improvement, Systems-based Practice

CME Credit Type

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

Practice Setting

Inpatient, Rural, Urban

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