Whidbey General Hospital

Beyond Advanced Directives: Decisions to Consider, Conversations to Have

This free, interactive session provides an introduction to advance care planning. Participants will have an opportunity to ask questions about medical decisions they may face in the future and discuss how to talk about these issues with health care providers and loved ones.

When: Mar 19, 2013
from 07:00 PM to 08:30 PM
Where: Whidbey General Hospital Boardroom
Contact Name:
Contact Phone 360-678-7656, ext. 2400 or 360-321-7656, ext. 2400
Who Should Attend:  Anyone interested in advance care planning

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Carla Jolley, ARNP


Beyond Advanced Directives provides an overview of advance care planning, which involves reflecting on and discussing preferences for future medical care, including end of life decisions.

This free program is presented by Carla Jolley, ARNP (left), an advanced practice nurse at Whidbey General with a specialty in cancer and palliative care and David Bieniek (right), chaplain for the hospital's Home Health & Hospice Department.


Topics include:

    • What is advance care planning?
    • The different advance care directives and resources available
    • What kind of decisions we face at end of life
    • How to talk about a serious illness facing your loved one

Attendees are encouraged to bring their current advance directives to this session. Sample advance directive forms will be available.