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Flashcards in Advanced Directives, POLST, Do Not Attempt Resuscitation Orders Deck (4)
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1

In the pulseless and apneic patient who does not meet DIF criteria but is suspected to be a candidate for withholding resuscitation, what should you do?

Begin CPR
Contact OLMC

2

EMS providers may honor a DNR signed by what three medical professionals?

Physician
Nurse practitioner
Physician Assistant

3

For a POLST form to be valid it must include what three pieces of information?

1. Patients name
2. date signed
3. Healthcare professional signature

4

EMS providers cannot take medical orders from a hospice _____.

Nurse

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