Advance Directives

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  • 1. 
    Advance Directives are legal forms that state a person's preferences about their future medical and mental health care.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    South Carolina recognizes the following Advance Directive Documents: Living Will, Health Care Power of Attorney, and Five Wishes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Patients can complete either a state advance directive form or a VA form, but not both.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    State Authorized Portable Orders are specialized forms or identifiers (bracelet/necklace) authorized by state law that translate a patient’s preferences with specific end-of-life treatment decisions into portable medical orders.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    DNR template note is completed by the nurse and the orders will be scanned into the medical record.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Nursing will be responsible for assuring that patients have been provided with written information about Advance Directive documents upon admission.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    In the event the patient or surrogate changes their mind after the DNR order has been written, the order will be rescinded immediately by a physician; the Healthcare Unit Coordinator/Nurse taking off the rescinded order will send an Outlook or VISTA e-mail to change the title of the DNR note to “Rescission of DNR.”
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    On admission, all patients will be asked by the admitting nurse if they have an Advance Directive; the nurse will document the reply in the Nursing Admission Assessment in CPRS.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    If the patient does not have an Advance Directive and would like more information, providing verbal education will suffice.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Nursing in Primary Care does not need to inquire if a patient has an Advance Directive.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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