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Resources and tools to help patients and physicians have and document conversations about wishes regarding future medical care.

Advance Care Planning

Advance care planning simply means making choices now regarding your future medical treatment. Many patients, their families, and loved ones find peace of mind and assurance knowing their wishes will be honored in the event of a medical crisis. Learn more and start the conversation with your physician and family today.

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Honoring Choices® Pacific Northwest

With the Honoring Choices Pacific Northwest initiative sunsetting at the end of 2023, the WSMA looks ahead.

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Basic Advance Care Planning Course

An online course to physicians and advanced practitioners in Washington state on basic advance care planning

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Advance Directives

Helping ensure your wishes for future medical care are known, valued, and honored.

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POLST

Portable Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment is a medical order form that allows any individual with a serious illness to summarize their wishes regarding life-sustaining treatment.

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Washington Serious Illness Care Coalition

Dedicated to helping patients, clinicians, and caregivers improve the way we prepare for and treat serious illness.

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