National Healthcare Decisions Day is April 16th

National Healthcare Decisions Day, held annually on April 16th, aims to educate and empower the public and healthcare providers about the importance of advance care planning. The initiative’s goal it to provide clear, concise, and consistent information on healthcare decision making. Honoring Choices Wisconsin, a member of the WI Cancer Council, is helping promote NHDD within Wisconsin. For more information about the resources they offer, click here.

The Wisconsin Comprehensive Cancer Control Program is pleased to share a new infographic, “Improving End-of-Life Care for Cancer Patients: Promoting Advance Care Planning” in honor of NHDD on April 16th. The infographic can be used as an educational tool for implementing Priority 11: Increase advance care planning found in the WI Comprehensive Cancer Control Plan 2015-2020.

For more information about Priority 11 and advance care planning among cancer patients, consider joining the WI CCC Plan Priority Webinar featuring Priority 11: Increase advance care planning, scheduled on April 12, 2016 from 3 – 4 PM. More information regarding the webinar can be found here.

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