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Advance Directives
Presenter: Stephen Hathcock, MD, MAR
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Program Overview:
This presentation will give participants a better understanding of Advance Directives, and will equip them to assist patients in expressing their wishes.


  1. To understand what constitutes an Advance Directive.
  2. To understand when and how to discuss Advance Directives.
  3. To understand obstacles to creating Advance Directives.
  4. To become familiar with The Arkansas Health Care Decisions Act.

Speaker Bio:
Stephen Hathcock, MD, MAR is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Hematology and Oncology at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.

Speaker Disclosures
The planners, speakers, moderators, peer reviewers and /or panelists of this CME activity have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Instructions to obtain credit:

  1. Pay any applicable fees.
  2. Complete the pre-test.
  3. View the entire activity online.
  4. Check completion box.
  5. Complete the post-test.
  6. Complete Evaluation.
  7. Must pass the post-test and complete evaluation to receive credit.
  8. Certificate or transcript available in the “My Profile” tab.

ANCC Accreditation Statement:
Center of Distance Health, College of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission of Accreditation.

Learn OnDemand Contact Us:
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UAMS Center for Distance Health
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Little Rock, AR 72205
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