Advance Care Planning helps ensure an individual’s treatment preferences are documented, regularly updated, and respected. There are two documents used to record these preferences: Advance Directives and Physicians Orders for Scope of Treatment (Idaho POST). These documents differ in many ways; however, they can work together.
This video from the National POLST helps explain why someone may want to have a POLST (Idaho POST) in addition to an Advance Directive.
This video from the National POLST helps explain how a POLST (Idaho POST) does more than a DNR.
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