Honoring Choices 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.


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.

Upcoming POLST Events

Find upcoming events for North Dakota POLST Awareness, Education, and Implementation.

Upcoming First Steps ACP Facilitator Certification

A minimum attendance of 4, maximum attendance of 21. Date: November 25; Time: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM; Location: VIRTUALLY through Sanford Hospital, Bismarck; Entity

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Advance Care Planning Overview

Having an Advance Care Plan for health care is important. Like all planning it involves thinking ahead. Advance care planning involves thinking about what you

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Prairie Public News Features Nancy Joyner

Tuesday, May 26 -- During the crisis, people are home and spending more time with families. It’s the perfect time to talk about what they

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Honoring Choices North Dakota Promotes National Healthcare Decisions Day

Honoring Choices North Dakota® (HCND) is pleased to present an initiative to increase awareness about the importance of advance care planning. The goal of Before

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Honoring Choices Position Statement

Honoring Choices North Dakota is a collaborative group of statewide community partners who have a shared vision of creating a culture across North Dakota where

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Did you know?

  • ... that Honoring Choices North Dakota® now has more than 170 members representing over 65 organizations?

    HCND is reaching out to prospective members and engaging those who bring a wealth of knowledge to our organization. We encourage members to share their views, experiences and/or expertise with HCND as workgroups and committees are established.

  • ... that Honoring Choices North Dakota® is the result of a June 2013 conference call?

    That was when twelve individuals representing various professions and organizations made the decision to organize a statewide initiative to improve advance care planning in the state. By December 2013, members of the North Dakota Advance Care Planning Initiative had drafted the organization’s vision, goal, and priorities.

  • ... that there are more than 100 First Steps ACP certified facilitators in eleven different communities in North Dakota?

    Is there an ACP certified facilitator in your community? Contact Nancy Joyner for more information about ACP facilitation training in North Dakota.