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Category Archives: POLST

POLST Course Presentation in Pittsburgh @ Jewish Healthcare Foundation

Pennsylvania Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment POLST: Doing It Right! Training Course Wednesday, October 11, 2017 8:30 a.m. – 2:45 p.m. Sponsored by Jewish Healthcare Foundation Co-sponsored by University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work Joint Providership by University of Pittsburgh … Continue reading

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POLST UPDATE – Legislation announced April 18

Plans for POLST legislation were announced on April 18, 2017.    The Pennsylvania Medical Society (PAMED) has prepared “How POLST Helps Physicians, Patients with End-Of-Life Care Decision,” and can be viewed by clicking on the link below: https://www.pamedsoc.org/advocate/topics/general/POLSTPressConference   To watch … Continue reading

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National POLST Paradigm Toolkit Webinar Series

The National POLST Paradigm is hosting a webinar series to present a new POLST toolkit we’ve been developing, Using the POLST Paradigm to Honor Patient Wishes Across the Care Continuum. This toolkit is intended to give facilities a reference of what the … Continue reading

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Distinguishing POLST From Death with Dignity Statutes

Distinguishing POLST From Death with Dignity Statutes Approved by the National POLST Paradigm Task Force on September 18, 2015 Some may have questions about the critical distinction between the Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) movement and Death with Dignity … Continue reading

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