Expanding End of Life Decision Making Among Kansas Medicare Beneficiaries Improving Practitioner Skills in Advance Care Planning and Expanding Access to Transportable Physician Orders

Amount Awarded




Start Date

October 1, 2015

End Date

December 31, 2016

Program Officer

Chan Brown


Improve Overall Health


To improve practitioner skills in advance care planning (ACP) which will facilitate the execution of transportable physician orders for a subset of patients and families living with advanced illness. Funding will be used to host six onsite Transportable Physician Orders for Patient Preferences (TPOPP) training sessions in Kansas to expand the expertise of interdisciplinary team members who comprise community-based coalitions.

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