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Understanding the Surrogate Decision Makers - CEU Event

Thursday 03/15/2018 08:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Lexington Square - Elmhurst
400 West Butterfield Rd, Elmhurst, IL 60126
Presented by Melissa LaPointe, JD, Dutton Casey & Mesoloras, PC

This session will discuss the types of decision-makers that Illinois law recognizes to make decisions on behalf of adults: agents, guardians, and health care surrogates. Before you can successfully work with these decision-makers you need to (1) understand that the decision maker is legally entitled to make the decision at issue, and (2) know the extent of a decision-maker’s authority and what standards he or she should apply when making decisions on behalf of a disabled adult. This presentation will discuss these issues, and more, along with questions commonly asked of elder law attorneys.

Registration sign-in: 8:30am – 9:00am
Presentation: 9:00am – 10:30am

This program awards 1.5 CEU credit to Illinois nurses, professional counselors, social workers and nursing home administrators. License number required.

Advanced registration is required. There is a $10.00 fee payable to Elderwerks Educational Services, a 501C3 not-for-profit corporation, for all professionals attending a 1.5 credit hour event. Payments are non-refundable. All proceeds are tax-deductible in accordance with Illinois law (tax ID#46-0916476). Please send payment to Elderwerks Educational Services, PO Box 92, Cary, IL 60013. To pay by credit card, an invoice will be emailed through PayPal after registration.

To RSVP, contact events@elderwerks.com or 847-462-0885.

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