Video Series: the 4Step iCare Plan

Introduction to the 4Step iCare Plan

5:51 min.
The first video introduces the 4Step iCare Plan as a basic guide to help make difficult medical decisions.

STEPS 1 + 2:
Understanding Your Diagnosis and Prognosis

4:08 min.
This video covers Diagnosis and Prognosis—steps 1 and 2 of the 4Step iCare Plan. The diagnosis is the name of the medical issue causing the illness. The prognosis is what the doctor expects to happen with a patient’s disease over time.

Identifying Your Personal Goals of Care

3:35 min.
The third video is about identifying your personal goals of care. You will need to decide what is important to you during this time.

Treatments that Achieve Personal Goals of Care

2:36 min.
This video focuses on the treatments that will achieve a person’s specific goals of care. Treatments will clearly be different depending on the goals of the patient.


A NJ POLST form will inform your healthcare providers about the types of medical treatment you’d like to receive.
Watch our video series about the NJ POLST
Learn more and download a NJ POLST form

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