Advance Directives

Advance Directives - #61

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Define advance directives and the components that are commonly incorporated.

Geriatric outpatient and inpatient care.

Define and explain advance directives.

Advance directives are directives which allow an individual to define the scope of their future care for a time when they may be unable to provide direct guidance or consent.

Define advance directives and the components that are commonly incorporated. 

The Five Wishes (www.agingwithdignity.org)

POLST (Physician Orders on Life Sustaining Treatment) (www.polst.org)

Honoring Choices Wisconsin (www.wisconsinmedicalsociety.org/professional/hcw)

This GFF ___ my competence in geriatrics.

Steven Denson, MD

The Medical College of Wisconsin