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 health care 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.