An inservice for caregivers that covers advance directives, including definitions, legal and moral aspects, and the relationship of advance directives to patient rights. Includes tips for supporting clients’ wishes.
Discuss the purpose of an advance directive.
Describe the difference between a living will and a healthcare power of attorney.
Discuss how federal and state laws support advance directives.
Discuss how a DNR order relates to advance directives.
Demonstrate support of your clients’ advance directives during your daily work.