The health care choices a person makes become the health care the person receives.
To assist communities develop a successful advance care planning process.
- Promote advance care planning through community and professional outreach and education.
- Promote standardization of advance care planning.
- Establish base of financial support.
The North Dakota Medical Association and Quality Health Associates of North Dakota have been instrumental in developing a POLST program presence through Honoring Choices® North Dakota. The standardized North Dakota Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) form that can be used for patients diagnosed with serious illnesses throughout North Dakota.
Health Care Directives
Start here by learning more about your legal rights and values to help you make the choices for you and your family.
There is no better circumstance than a global pandemic to remind us that completing a health care directive or revising an existing directive is essential for all adults. This guide will help you through the process of advance care planning in the context of COVID-19.
Learn how to promote advance care planning in your community or to make a plan that communicates your choices to your family and loved ones.
Hosted by Karli Olson, BSN, RN, CCRN, DNP-S and Nicole Johnson, LBSW, Director of Social Services in conjunction with St. Luke’s Medical Center. Karli Olson graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from NDSU Nursing at Sanford Health in 2015 with a minor in Human Development and Family Science. She is a current graduate …
Hannah Murphy, NDSU DNP Student Hannah Murphy is a graduate student in the NDSU’s Doctor of Nursing Practice program. Murphy is working on a research project to see if providing healthcare provider education on advance care planning and advance directives will improve advance care planning conversations and increase patient advance directive rates. It is her …
COVID-19 is taxing the emotional health of clinicians in all disciplines and settings. No matter how you are feeling right now — overwhelmed, burned out, at a loss for words — we want to remind you of CAPC’s free resources that are available, at any time of day. Below is a selection of resources to help you, and your team, with COVID-related emotional distress.