Tag: end-of-life

New Public Health Law Allows Nurse Practitioners to Write DNR and MOLST Orders

Senate Bill S1869A amends New York State Public Health Law to allow attending nurse practitioners (NPs) to sign Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) orders and Medical Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (MOLST).

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Special Edition of Dateline: Honoring Patients’ End-of-Life Decisions

In this special issue of Dateline, we review physicians’ medical, ethical and legal obligations to honor individual patient preferences at the end of life.

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End-of-Life Care: More Than a Conversation

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released a proposed rule that would reimburse physicians for discussions they have about end-of-life care.

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