Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST):Honoring Patients’ Wishes for Treatment - UCTV - University of California Television
Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST):Honoring Patients’ Wishes for Treatment
Premiere Date: 2/4/2010; 47 minutes


Copy the following code and paste it into your web page to embed this video:

POLST is a program which allows patients to choose among very specific types of lifesaving treatments for themselves, in advance of actual need. In this first segment, Dr. James Mittleberger, a geriatrician and palliatiative care specialist discusses CA POLST program and its implications with Judy Citko, JD, the Executive Director of the California Coalition for Compassionate Care. The second segment shows CA POLST in action, how the patients' wishes follow them through the healthcare system. The last segment , Dr. Jeff Yee models how physicians have the POLST conversation with a patient. (#17599)

add a comment

facebook comments
Sign up for UCTV's monthly e-newsletter:
contact
contact info

feedback

press

watch
where to watch

videos & podcasts

live stream

retransmission

more info
about uctv

faqs

program contributors

university of california

sitemap

follow



©2012 Regents of the University of California. All right reserved. Terms and Conditions of Use.