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The POLST Form: An Advance Directive Order


Wayne McCormick, MD, MPH

Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

University of Washington

School of Medicine
University of Washington


Learning Objectives

By the end of this lecture, you should be able to:

  • Understand benefits of POLST
  • Understand limitations of POLST
  • Understand evolution of POLST

[From the Spring 2021 Geriatric Healthcare Lecture Series]