Video Series: the NJ POLST Form

Video 1:
An Introduction to the New Jersey POLST Form

3:42 min.
The Practitioners Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment or POLST form is written by a doctor or nurse and tells the medical team what to do for a patient who is seriously ill or approaching the end of life.

Video 2:
How to Prepare for Completing the NJ POLST Form with a Doctor

1:47 min.
This video will help you prepare to complete a NJ POLST form with a health care provider. If you’re completing the NJ POLST form for someone else, check if there’s a living will or advance directive to guide decision making.

Video 3:
How the NJ POLST Form is Completed

5:51 min.
This video describes each section on the NJ POLST form and gives directions on how it should be completed.

Video 4:
The Difference Between an Advance Directive and a NJ POLST Form

2:36 min.
This video explains the difference between an advance directive (or living will) and a NJ POLST form. NJ POLST forms are not meant to replace advance directives and people may have both.

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