» How Physician Orders for Life-sustaining Treatment (POLST), Living Wills and DNR Orders are Affecting your Clients' Safety
ECBA Seminars
From 12:15 pm until 1:45 pm

ECBA Live Lunch-n-Learn
presented in cooperation with its Estates & Trusts Section

This seminar has been approved by the PA CLE Board for 1.5 hours of substantive law credits.

  • $53 (ECBA member/non-attorney staff)
  • $80 (nonmember)
  • $37 (member Judge not needing CLE)

Speaker: Dr. Fred L. Mirarchi
                  Medical Director, UPMC Hamot, Department of Emergency Medicine


  • Identify the difference between an effective vs. enacted living will and their applications in clinical practice
  • Discuss and identify definitions of terminal condition or persistent vegetative state as they apply to living wills and reveal how they are misunderstood in clinical practice
  • Manage response to advanced directives and living wills to minimize patient safety risks
  • Discuss the implementation of PA-POLST in Pennsylvania and its impact on the living will
  • Review the preliminary results of TRIAD VI - PA Emergency Medicine Experience with POLST

Reservations are due to the ECBA office by Wednesday, October 16.

Registration begins at 11:45 a.m.

Registration Cost: See Registration Form For Details
Location: Bayfront Convention Center (1 Sassafras Pier, Erie, Pennsylvania 16507)
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