MJHS Institute for Innovation in Palliative Care

Futility and Goals in the Illness Trajectory: Setting Boundaries | Pauline Lesage, MD, LLM | NYS SOCIAL WORKERS

  1. A webinar for New York State Social Workers on "Futility" and Goals in the Illness Trajectory: Setting Boundaries - 1.0 SW CE credit
  2. The purpose of this webinar is to explore a broad spectrum of definitions of the futility concept, contextualize futility in relation to various goals of care, address the underlying motives of parties involved in decision-making, and propose an alternative concept to futility.