Person-centered decision-making considers and integrates an individual’s goals, values and preferences when delivering care. It is essential for care team members to listen for and validate what matters most, as failure to do this may result in unwanted or unnecessary care. Storytelling allows individuals to share what is most important to them through their own perspective, allowing a two-way conversation that results in a shared understanding. Through storytelling, this session will share patient and families’ experiences---good, bad, and ugly---demonstrated with the presence or absence of a person-centered decision-making approach to care.
Andrew Kline MD, Pharm.D.
Nicky Lewis LMSW
Gerontology, Community Mental Health and Advance Care Planning (ACP) expert
Carol Robinson DNP, RN, CHPN
Palliative Care and ACP expert
Dave Kampfschulte M.Ed.
First Step ACP Facilitator and author of
“I’m Dying to Talk with You”
Grand Rapids First United Methodist Church
227 Fulton E
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
6:30-7:00 PM Refreshments and socializing
7:00-8:30 PM Presentation and Panel Discussion
Registration is not required, but is preferred.
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