POLST Resources

Pennsylvania Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST)

The goal of the POLST paradigm is to effectively communicate the wishes of seriously ill patients to have or to limit medical treatment as they move from one care setting to another.


Pennsylvania POLST (Pennsylvania Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment) – Aging Institute of UPMC Senior Services
Notes on POLST – January 2014
Professionals in Aging
Aging Institute of UPMC Senior Services
Need to Know: POLST
Judy Black, MD, MBA
Marian Kemp
Article from the July 2012 ACMS Bulletin

POLST in Pennsylvania – a YouTube video for providers – the who, what, when and whereabout completing the POLST form
Notes on POLST – June 2013