About Provider Training and Resources
End of Life Options New Mexico will offer informative sessions and trainings to support end of life planning and options, as well as provide factual information and improved understanding of the practice of medical aid in dying. Clinicians who want to participate in the practice of medical aid in dying should look here for upcoming training opportunities and informative sessions and offerings. This page is continuously updated as new opportunities are scheduled. If you are a clinician with an urgent need for information, training, or assistance, please reach out at email@example.com or call us at 505-393-1321
Date and Time: October 20th, 2021, 12:00 – 1:00 pm Mountain Location: Virtually Presenters: Libby Hopkins, EOLONM Hospice Advisor Dr. David R. Grube, Compassion & Choices National Medical Director Matt Whittaker,
Date and Time: Wednesday, November 17, 2021, 12:00 – 1:00 pm Mountain Location: Virtually Presenters: Rep. Debbie Armstrong, EOLONM Senior Advisor and Bill Sponsor of the Elizabeth Whitefield End-of-Life Options
ACAMAID informs and educates clinicians about medical aid in dying, from clinical discussions to evidence-based knowledge, from nursing care to the work of volunteers at the bedside, from medical ethics to pharmacology, and more. The Academy provides a Patient-to-Doctor Referral System; an Information Update and Discussion Listserv; a series of Video Interviews with leaders in the field discussing pressing issues and concerns; a Patient Information Portal; Research and Data Analysis; Resident and Medical Student Trainings; Certified Online Continuing Medical Education for Nurses, Social Workers, and Physicians. As well, the Academy will be providing expert consultations for clinicians facing complex bedside decisions about medical aid in dying.
National Clinicians Conference on Medical Aid in Dying website – nccmaid.org
To join the acamaid list serve: acamaid.org/join-our-mailing-list
Compassion & Choices improves care, expands options and empowers everyone to chart their end-of-life journey. They are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that works across the nation in communities, state legislatures, Congress, courts and medical settings to:
- Educate the public about the importance of documenting end-of-life values and priorities and about the full range of available options.
- Empower every individual with achievable options, authoritative information and constructive advice for guiding their care and engaging with their providers.
- Advocate for expanded choices, secure and ready access to them and improved medical practice that puts patients first and values quality of life in treatment plans for terminal illness.
- Defend existing end-of-life options from efforts to restrict access.
Doc2Doc…Answering Clinicians’ End-of-Life Questions: A resource tailored to practicing clinicians
Doc2Doc offers you readily available, free, confidential telephone consultation with seasoned medical directors, each with years of experience in end-of-life medical care. Call Doc2Doc: 800.247.7421 or email Doc2Doc at firstname.lastname@example.org
End of Life Consultation… Helping Patients Navigate End-of-Life Choice and Care
This End-of-Life Consultation Program (EOLC) provides confidential, nonjudgmental, professional support around end-of-life planning, anywhere in the country. EOLC provides information on the full range of options at the end of life. EOLC, and representatives of EOLC, do not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment, or any legal advice. Compassion & Choices does not endorse or encourage any particular plan or option, the goal is simply to educate people on the full range of their end-of-life options. Whether to implement a plan or make an end-of-life decision is each individual’s choice. Call 1-800-247-7421 to speak with an end-of-life consultant.
**EOLC is not a crisis line. If you are having an emergency go to your local emergency room or call emergency services at 911.