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- REVISED The Coalition’s Curriculum Guide for Advance Care Planning, developed for the MY WAY Project, is designed to assist facility staff in having advance care planning discussions with patients.
- REVISED The brochure, Planning Today for Tomorrow’s Healthcare: A Guide for People with Chronic Kidney Disease, introduces patients and their kidney care teams to the process of advance care planning. It details the five steps of planning that allow patients to have control over their healthcare in the event that they cannot speak for themselves.
- The Advance Care Planning Policy is a template to assist dialysis facility staff in developing advance care planning policies and procedures
- The Literature Review on Advance Directives is a summary of research over the last 20 years. It is a thoughtful and comprehensive descriptive analysis of the issue in American culture. It contains more than 360 citations.
- The POLST Form is a standardized form that converts choices about life-sustaining treatments into medical orders that are portable. Surrogate decision makers may communicate treatment preferences on behalf of those who lack decisional capacity. Programs based on the POLST paradigm are now used in West Virginia and Washington, as well as parts of Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, New York, Utah, New Mexico, Michigan, Georgia, and Minnesota.
- American Nephrology Nurses’ Association’s (ANNA) “Techniques to Facilitate Discussions for Advance Care Planning (ACP)” Module is the first in a series of educational modules on EOL Decision Making and the Nephrology Nurse, an in-depth, national program to promote education for nurses and improve end-of-life care
- The Center for Practical Bioethics includes a focus on aging, end-of-life care, and pain policies.