Minnesota Medical Association
Provider Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment (POLST)
3433 Broadway St NE, Ste 187, Minneapolis, MN, 55413
Distance: 1530 Miles
Provider Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment (POLST) program is designed to improve the quality of care at the end of life. It provides a standard form that can be used for patients diagnosed with serious illnesses throughout Minnesota.
The POLST form identifies what types of medical treatment a patient wishes to receive at the end of life, and helps to ensure those wishes are conveyed to emergency services and other medical providers. The POLST form is used and recognized by hospital systems, long term care facilities, medical professionals, and emergency medical services throughout Minnesota.
POLST is a medical document, not a legal document and does not replace a health care directive
- Advance medical directives
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
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FT-2700.0500Advance Medical Directives Definition
Programs that provide assistance for people who want to use the tools appropriate in their state to express their wishes regarding future medical treatment should they become incapacitated and/or to name the individual they would like to make health care decisions on their behalf. Included are programs that provide copies of necessary forms as well as those that help people complete them.