Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST)

Step 4: Getting Started with Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST)

Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) is a form that clearly states what kinds of medical treatment people want toward the end of their lives. Printed on brightly colored paper and signed by both the doctor and the patient, POLST helps give seriously ill individuals more control over their treatment.

Follow this link to download the POLST forms and for additional information